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
Jeff Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In the future there will be no war. There will only be Rollerball.
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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 Stanley 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
In the Madrid game, #9 for Madrid is seen taken off the scoreboard (injured or dead) early in the game. Yet, a player wearing that jersey number shows up at least 3 to 5 more times during that first game. See more
You still don't understand why I came here?
You're the only person I ever wanted. I wanted you on my side, that's all.
from ballet "Sleeping Beauty"
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky See more