- Original title
- Running time
- 120 min.
- United States
David Zelag Goodman
Roscoe Lee Browne,
Sci-Fi | Dystopia
- Synopsis / Plot
- Set in the year 2274, when ecological disaster has driven civilization to the protection of domed cities, the story revolves around a society that holds a ceremonial death ritual for all citizens who reach the age of 30. In a diseaseless city where free sex is encouraged and old age is virtually unknown, Logan (Michael York) is a "sandman," one who enforces this radical method of population control (but he's about to turn 30 and he doesn't want to die). Escaping from the domed city via a network of underground passages, Logan is joined by another "runner" named Jessica (Jenny Agutter), while his former sandman partner (Richard Jordan) is determined to terminate Logan's rebellion.
: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Cinematography, Art Direction. Special Award (Visual Effects)
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