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Gattaca is a 1997 science fiction film starring Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, and Jude Law about a future society obsessed with human genetics. Protoembryos are screened to select only the best of the parents' traits. Each individual's genetics determine their profession and opportunities; those born without screening are expected to be troublesome and relegated to menial careers. The story deals with the power of the human spirit to exceed expectations.