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Authors of the mid-20th century were first to envision futuristic societies in which people lived in a repressive and controlled state that only from the outside resembled a Utopia. These dark visions of the future represent great vehicle for the investigation of concepts such as individuality, freedom, class distinctions, repression, religion and advanced technology.
Tales set in the imaginary dystopian environment are usually focused on survival or exploration of the world that is built on the remains of some past war, disaster or revolution. Here you can find out more about basic building blocks of dystopias.
This deeply philosophical science fiction film has in last 30 years managed to capture the attention and imagination of worldwide audience. Using the theme of film noir and Greek drama, director of this movie masterfully explored the concepts of dehumanization, relationships between creator and creations, emotions, immortality, death and artificial life.
Dystopia represents artificially created world or society in which human population lives under the rule of the oppressive government, or is subjected to various other types of oppressions (class, religion, lack of individuality, privacy …).