In a futuristic society where corporations have replaced countries, the violent game of Rollerball is used to control the populace by demonstrating the futility of individuality. However, one player, Jonathan E., rises to the top, fights for his personal freedom, and threatens the corporate control. Written by
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Did You Know?
In the liner notes to the Region 2 DVD, director Norman Jewison
is quoted as being influenced by Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange
(1971). The influence is most obviously seen in the repetitive use of zooms, classical music and modern (i.e. concrete and glass) architecture. See more
During the Tokio game, after Moonpie's been hit, Jonathan E. yells "Over here, over here", but his lip movements do match by no means his words. In a subsequent scene, after Moonpie's been hit again, Jonathan says: "Stay close", but again, his lips don't match what he's saying. See more
Jonathan, there's one thing you ought to know, and nobody's said it, but I'm sure of it. They're afraid of you, Jonathan. All the way to the top, they are.
Spoofed in Rollerbabies
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor
composed by Tomaso Albinoni
by Tomaso Albinoni
(as Albinoni) - Remo Giazotto (as Giazotto)
Published by G. Ricordi & Company (London) Limited on its own behalf and on behalf of G. Ricordi & C.s.p.a. of 2,
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