EAN-139337369009919   EAN-13 barcode 9337369009919
Product NameRollerball
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie / TV
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B01M0D9C6I
Price New14.18 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used14.17 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Weight26 hundredths pounds    (convert)
FormatImport, Special Edition
Long DescriptionThe year is 2018. There are no wars. There is no crime. There is only... The Game. In a world where ruthless corporations reign supreme, this vicious and barbaric 'sport is the only outlet for the pent-up anger and frustrations of the masses. Tuned to their televisions, the people watch Rollerball : a brutal mutation of football, motocross and hockey. Jonathan E. (James Caan, Misery) is the champion player, a man too talented for his own good. The Corporation has taken away the woman Jonathan loves (Maud Adams, Octopussy) but it can't take away his soul, even if diabolical corporate head (John Houseman, The Paper Chase) tells him he d better retire... or suffer the old-fashioned way. With it's surrealistic imagery and tense action sequences, Rollerball grips you by the heart and never let's you go! Norman Jewison's now classic Sc-Fi film portrays a near-future in the aftermath of the Corporate Wars, in which nations have crumbled and conglomerates rule. In place of freedom the people are given bread and circuses: material comfort and rollerball itself. Played on a circular, slanted track by men on skates and motorbikes, this extreme sport is the ultimate extrapolation of the primitive blood lust implicit in many team sports. James Caan is outstanding as Jonathan E, star player with the Houston team.
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