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  • Directed by Michael Winterbottom (24 Hour Party People), this science-fiction thriller presents the story of a doomed love affair set in the near future. Here, privileged classes live and work inside cities; while non-citizens are left to eek out a miserable existence outside the city walls in vast deserts. No one may leave their designated zones without special visas known as “papeles.�? William Geld (played by Tim Robbins) is a Seattle investigator sent to Shanghai to ferret out the culprit responsible for producing fraudulent papels. During his investigation, William meets Maria Gonzalez (played by Samantha Morton), a woman with whom he has a passionate affair that leads him to break one of the society’s most severe laws – Code 46. 93 Minutes

    October 31, 2007