- Original title
- Code 46
- Running Time
- 90 min.
- United Kingdom
- Michael Winterbottom
- Frank Cottrell Boyce
- David Holmes
- Marcel Zyskind & Alwin Kuchler
- Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri, Jeanne Balibar, Togo Igawa, Essie Davis, Nina Fogg, Bruno Lastra, Emil Marwa, Nabil Massad, Taro Sherabayani, Christopher Simpson, Benedict Wong
- Production Co.
- United Artists
Sci-Fi. Romance | Cyberpunk. Dystopian film
- Official Site
- Synopsis / Plot
- Code 46 is a love story set in an eerily possible near-future where cities are heavily controlled and only accessible through checkpoints. People cannot travel unless they have papelles, a special travel insurance. Outside cities, the desert has taken over and shanty towns are jammed with non-citizens - people without papelles whose lives are severely restricted. William (Tim Robbins) is a family man who works as an insurance investigator. When his company sends him to another city to solve a case of fake papelles, he meets a woman named Maria (Samantha Morton). Although he knows she's been creating the forgeries, he falls completely in love with her. He hides her crime and they have a wild, passionate affair that can only last as long as his papelles: 24 hours. Back home, William is obsessed with the memory of Maria. He tries to see her but is refused the necessary papers to travel. Desperate, he uses one of the fake papelles he kept from his investigation. He eventually tracks her down, only to discover she has been accused of a Code 46 violation.
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