Mortal EnginesDVD - 2019
PN1997.2 .M67 2019
Mortal engines (Motion picture). French
Mortal engines (Motion picture). Spanish
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This compelling flick is reminiscent of The Hunger Games and Divergent movies in that a bold young woman is taking a futuristic stand against the domineering status quo. -- Recommended by Toni T.
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Intro at the opening:
60 minutes is all it took for the Ancients to bring humanity to the brink of extinction. Those who survived mobilized their settlements to begin life anew
upon a poisoned Earth. In the hunt for food and fuel, the weak perished, and the strong grew ever more powerful. Until a new age arose, the Age of the Great Predator Cities of the West.
You're just a skivvy from the lower tiers with no family and no prospects.
Now, she may look a little tatty around the edges, but she's a little ripper. So, who'll give me 12 quirkes? Eh? Oh, come on. Last chance to secure this genuine antique.
Trust me as you once did. I can save us both.
-Save us from what? The weapon's destroyed. The wall is still standing. You've failed.
Failed? You really don't know me, do you?
How can a society so advanced, so scientific, be so stupid?
-Well, no more stupid than people today. They just had far worse weapons
and far more sophisticated control systems.
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