What could have been a mere sci-fi thriller turned into a subversive bit of
agitprop in the hands of director-screenwriter Alfonso Cuaron.
"I couldn't care less about infertility, because that goes into the
realm of science fiction," he says of his film "Children of Men," in which only
one woman on earth is pregnant. "But I saw that infertility could be a point of
departure to explore the themes that I cared about" -- themes such as
immigration, terrorism and paranoia.
Um...remind me not to give you my $8 to see the film version. Since...you know...you couldn't care less (really? You're at the very bottom of care? There's no way to care about it less?) about infertility and it's just science fiction... I understand how quotes can be twisted when they are taken out of context, but I can't imagine where this quote would fit where it wouldn't be dismissive and glib.
Read the post below to see how to participate in the book tour. Screw Cuaron--read the book instead of seeing the movie.