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Z.P.G. (1972)

PG  |   |  Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  15 December 1972 (Ireland)
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In the not too distant future, a very smoggy and overpopulated Earth government makes it illegal to have children for a generation. One couple, unsatisfied with their substitute robot baby,... See full summary »

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Russ McNeil
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George Borden
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Edna Borden
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Mother in Baby Shop
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Edict Boy
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Wladirmir Kandel ...
Edict Examiner
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In the not too distant future, a very smoggy and overpopulated Earth government makes it illegal to have children for a generation. One couple, unsatisfied with their substitute robot baby, breaks the rules and gets in a lot of trouble. (Z.P.G. stands for Zero Population Growth.) Written by Matt Carlin <ghola@umich.edu>

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Smog covers the earth. The oxygen is depleted. Love is encouraged. But the penalty for birth is death. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Frank DeFelitta originally intended to direct the film himself. See more »

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Referenced in Hammer (1972) See more »

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Pop Goes the Weasel
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I would like to see a remake of Z.P.G.!!!
19 April 2009 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This movie is one rarity in my country scarcely here are copies in DVD or Blu Ray almost in the 2006 was edited one cheap version rated to 89 minutes of the 105 minutes of it's original duration by Vellavision with quality of image very bad.

The Spanish public know very well whose are Oliver Reed and Geraldine Chaplin but them at present day to ignore the existence of this film, I as fan of the science fiction was one of them until that I read the novel by Max Ehrlich when I was a child.

The book is excellent for me so much as the film, and it's a good material to make a remake if someone producer wants to make one new version of this history.

It's a movie that must be revised of it's landing forgotten and discredited by critic and public in it's time.

The story is merit to second opportunity in the actual times.


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