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It was supposed to be a simple job. All Lucy had to do was deliver a mysterious briefcase to Mr. Jang. But immediately Lucy is caught up in a nightmarish deal where she is captured and turned into a drug mule for a new and powerful synthetic drug. When the bag she is carrying inside of her stomach leaks, Lucy's body undergoes unimaginable changes that begins to unlock her mind's full potential. With her new-found powers, Lucy turns into a merciless warrior intent on getting back at her captors. She receives invaluable help from Professor Norman, the leading authority on the human mind, and French police captain Pierre Del Rio.Written by
According to Lucy's passport, her full name is Lucy Miller and she was born on March 10, 1988 (Scarlett Johansson is 3 years and 3 months older). See more »
Lucy tells the professor that she feels no fear, pain or desire, but shortly after, when Lucy is in the plane and her cells act up, she runs to the lavatory and looks in the mirror with deep fear. See more »
Life was given to us a billion years ago. What have we done with it?
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Written and Performed by Damon Albarn
Produced by Electric Wave Bureau
Recorded and Mixed by Stephen Sedgwick at Studio 13
Mastered by Kevin Metcalfe at The Soundmasters
Pulse Sample by Éric Serra
Published by Chrysalis Music Ltd., a BMG Chrysalis company
(c) 2014 Courtesy of Warner Music France
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Writer Luc Besson, famous for Taken and Leon turns Scarlet Johansson into Sarah Connor
Lucy is a sci-fi, action movie written and directed by Luc Besson. The movie feels like it's split in two with the first half starting out fairly plausible and by the end of the movie grows into heavy CGI and sci-fi.
Luc Besson is famous for Taken, Leon, The Fifth Element and The Transporter. He is a very good writer. This film leans more towards The Fifth Element in its levels of sci-fi and plausibility but I personally believe Leon and Taken are his masterpieces.
The acting in the movie is good for an action movie, never likely to receive Oscar nods. I thought Min-Sik Choi was very good as the dictator boss and Morgan Freeman was his usual composed and impressive self as The Professor. Scarlet Johansson had some memorable scenes in the movie and she pulled off the change in her character superbly.
The way the film shows the origins of humanity and the development of time, particularly in the end sequence is very impressive and well done.
I was a little disappointed with the Soundtrack. I thought this movie could have done with something similar to the Drive Soundtrack or Tron...or even Terminator. Such distinguishable OST's from the action/sci-fi genre. But other than a few main scenes in the movie it lacked memorable backing.
This movie is very similar to The Terminator and has elements of The Matrix. In fact, during many scenes in the movie I thought that Scarlet Johansson reminded me of and would have made a great Sarah Connor when it was remade.
Overall, I would recommend this movie. It's an entertaining watch from a very creative writer and the plot is very interesting. 7/10
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