Cast overview, first billed only: Matt Damon Max: Jodie Foster Delacourt: Sharlto Copley Kruger: Alice Braga Frey: Diego Luna Julio: Wagner Moura Spider: William Fichtner John Carlyle: Brandon Auret Drake: Josh Blacker Crowe: Emma Tremblay
Who are the two classes of people in Elysium?
In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth.
How many years after the release of Elysium?
As of March 6, 2015, this is the only feature-length Neill Blomkamp film that does not take place one year after it is released. It is set 151 years after its release date. See more » Every time an ‘illegal’ from earth wants to enter a house on Elysium they are shown having to break a window or door to gain access.
Who is Secretary Delacourt in the movie Elysium?
Secretary Delacourt, a government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in by any means they can.
Who is Max from the movie Elysium working for?
On Earth, Max a man who has dreamed of going to Elysium and taking Frey, a girl he grew up with there. Max works for Armadyne and while at work Max is exposed to radiation and has days to live and needs to go to Elysium to use the machine.
When does the movie Elysium take place in the sky?
The film is set in 2154, when the planet has been ravaged by disease, pollution, and overpopulation. The wealthiest now live on a space station called Elysium, which can be seen in the clouds from Earth below. Max ( Matt Damon) has grown up watching Elysium from his rundown, largely Latino L.A. neighborhood.
Is there class disparity in the movie Elysium?
Class disparity is one of the oldest archetypes in sci-fi movies, dating from “Metropolis” at least, and idea-wise, “Elysium” doesn’t hold its own even by recent standards of the subgenre. (Check out on Andrew Niccol’s underrated ” In Time ,” in which the haves and have-nots use the minutes they have to live as currency.)