Children of Men


1h 49m 2006

Brief Synopsis

A futuristic society faces extinction when the human race has lost the ability to reproduce. England descends into chaos until an iron-handed warden is brought in to institute martial law. The warden's ability to keep order is threatened when a woman finds that she is pregnant with what would be the

Film Details

Also Known As
fils de l'homme
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Abbey Road Studios; Capital Fx; Cutting Edge Australia; Double Negative Visual Effects; Framestore Cfc; Hackenbacker Sound; Ingenious Media Services Limited; Strike Entertainment; Toho Company Ltd.; Toho-Towa Company; Universal Pictures; WB De Lane Lea
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Bontonfilm; Cts; Forum; Italia Films; Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Tv; Norsk Filmdistribusjon; Nu-Metro; Ro Image 2000; Sam Film; Taramount; Tatra Film; Toho-Towa Company; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

A futuristic society faces extinction when the human race has lost the ability to reproduce. England descends into chaos until an iron-handed warden is brought in to institute martial law. The warden's ability to keep order is threatened when a woman finds that she is pregnant with what would be the first child born in 27 years.

Crew

M Ababsa

Song

Marc Abraham

Producer

Steve Adamson

Painter

M Adouane

Song

M Adouane

Song Performer

Sonia Ortiz Alcon

Creative Consultant

Giorgos Alkaios

Song

Harriette Allen

Accountant

Rob Allen

Construction

Simon Allen

Rotoscope Animator

Simon Allen

Digital Effects Artist

Vanessa Allen

Stand-In

Roy Alon

Stunt Performer

John Ames

Video Assist/Playback

David Anders

Stunt Performer

Helen Appleby

Assistant

David Arata

Screenplay

David Armstrong

Apprentice

Martin Asbury

Storyboard Artist

Philippe Ascoli

Music

Stewart Ash

3-D Artist

Kenny Atherfold

Key Grip

Marc Atherfold

Assistant Camera

Chloe Aubry

Assistant Costume Designer

Chas Bain

Camera Operator

Chris Bain

Assistant Camera

Ray Baker

Transportation

Felix Balbas

Digital Effects Artist

Clare Baldwin

Wardrobe

Abigail Barbier

Adr Voice Casting

Mark Barclay

Assistant

Craig Bardsley

Animator

Harry Barnes

Foley Editor

Judy Barr

2-D Artist

Franco Battiato

Song Performer

Bryan Baverstock

Transportation Manager

P Bebey

Song

Richard Beggs

Sound Designer

Michael Bell

2-D Artist

Steve Bell

Art Department

Beth Belson

Stand-In

Emma Bendell

Production Accountant

Paul Bennett

Assistant Director

Kate Benton

Hair

Kate Benton

Makeup

Amy Beresford

Visual Effects Producer

Armyan Bernstein

Executive Producer

Hitesh Bharadia

3-D Artist

Dani Biernat

Stunt Performer

Ronald Binge

Song

Michael Birch

Stunt Performer

Paul Birkett

Digital Effects Artist

Paul Birkett

Rotoscope Animator

Karen Birtchnell

Accounting Assistant

Thomas Bliss

Executive Producer

Terra Bliss-alvarez

Film Lab

Antony Bluff

Producer

Karl Böhm

Song Performer

Jed Bolton

Advisor

Alessandro Bonora

Modelmaker

Christina Boon

Digital Effects

Roy Borrett

Stunt Double

Roy Borrett

Stand-In

Grant Boulton

Special Effects Technician

Caimin Bourne

Special Effects Technician

Jon Bowen

3-D Artist

Caroline Bowker

Production

Anderson Chet Bradshaw

Stunt Performer

Andre Braithwaite

Digital Effects Artist

Grant Branton

Production

Oliver Brierley

Foley Recordist

Robert Brock

Electrician

Sarah Brook

Accounting Assistant

Steven Browell

Sound Editor

Steve Brown

Music

Mary Malone Browning

Assistant

Jaap Buitendijk

Photography

Jon Bunker

Art Director

Chris Burdon

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Colin Burgess

Props

Peter Burgis

Foley Artist

Janet Burns

Animatronics

William Bush

Construction

Bruce Cain

Stunt Performer

Julian Caldow

Conceptual Illustrator

Adam Campbell

Painter

Pablo Casacuberta

Production Consultant

Anna Cash

Makeup

Joe Cassar

Carpenter

Tim Catchpole

Digital Effects Artist

Cadi Catlow

Animatronics

Gordon Cave

Special Effects Technician

Dave Cawood

Transportation

Lisa Chadwick

Models

Raymond Chan

Art Director

Paul Chart

Writer

Paige Chaytor

Props Buyer

Juliette Cheveley

Stunt Performer

Nick Chopping

Stunt Performer

Ed Chow

Instructor

Tony Christian

Stunt Performer

Harry Christophers

Song Performer

Kyung-wha Chung

Song Performer

Frazer Churchill

Visual Effects Supervisor

Paul Claessens

Animator

Dylan Clark

Studio Executive

Temple Clark

Storyboard Artist

Ian Clarke

Transportation

Nicola Clarke

Hairdresser

Jim Clay

Production Designer

Beth Cleverley

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Colin Codner

Sound Mixer

Karen Cohen

Makeup Supervisor

Steven Cole

Transportation

Hannah Collett

Assistant

Rory J Collins

Art Department

Shaun Collins

Driver

Andy Colquhoun

Animatronics

Ryan Conder

Special Effects Technician

Terry Conway

Production

Steven Cook

Construction

Douglas Cooper

Sound Mixer

Rosy Coppola

Seamstress Supervisor

Chris Corbould

Apprentice

Ian Corbould

Special Effects Coordinator

Paul Corbould

Special Effects Supervisor

Steven J Cott

Colorist

Paul Couch

Painter

Annie Crawford

Costume Supervisor

James Crockett

Construction

Simon Crook

Location Manager

David Cross

Gaffer

Tyson Cross

2-D Artist

Alfonso Cuarón

Writer

Alfonso Cuarón

Editor

Tony Currie

Dialogue Editor

Sean Danischevsky

Rotoscope Animator

Sean Danischevsky

Digital Effects Artist

Sean Danishevsky

Rotoscope Animator

Sean Danishevsky

Digital Effects Artist

Sue Darley

Animal Trainer

Bill Davey

Stunt Performer

Richard Davies

Costume Designer

Nicola De Fresnes

Set Decorator

Bruno De Santa

Wardrobe Assistant

Ray De-haan

Stunt Performer

George Dean

Painter

Ted Deason

Assistant Camera

Claudia Dehmel

Visual Effects

Russell Delany

Production

Kelly Dent

Stunt Performer

Steve Dent

Stunt Coordinator

Paul Denton

Art Department

Andie Derrick

Foley Artist

Vincent Devay

Animator

Lee Dexter

Digital Effects

Peter Doherty

Song

Kathryn Donovan

Unit Publicist

Sonny Driver

Propman

Alexander Drummond

Location Assistant

Amr Dub

Song Performer

Nick Dudman

Animation Supervisor

P Dutty

Song Performer

Michael Eames

Animation Supervisor

Sophie Easton

Apprentice

Kevin Edland

Best Boy

Charles Edwards

Rights & Clearances

Lee Edwards

Carpenter

Toby Eedy

Assistant Camera

Karen Elliott

Music Supervisor

R Ellis

Song

Pierre Ellul

Assistant Director

Louis Elman

Adr Voice Casting

Philip Elton

Assistant Art Director

Nick Epstein

Digital Effects Artist

Cliff Etheridge

Construction

Ramonde Evangelista

Sculptor

Andy Evans

Construction Manager

Daniel Evans

3-D Artist

Dave Evans

Props

David Evans

Supervising Sound Editor

Warren Evans

Rigging Electrician

Kathy Ewings

Assistant Production Accountant

Iain Eyre

Adr Editor

Veronica Falzon

Art Department

Bradley Farmer

Stunt Performer

Jonathan Fawkner

Compositing Supervisor

Mark Fergus

Screenplay

John Fergusan

Assistant Camera

Bobby Finn

Driver

Dietrich Fischer-dieskau

Song Performer

Luke Fisher

Animatronics

Joe Fitzpatrick

Other

J Flynn

Song

Stephen Forrest-smith

Art Director

Amanda Foster

Stunt Performer

James Foster

Art Director

James Foster

Digital Effects Artist

James Foster

Rotoscope Animator

Lucy Foulds

Location Coordinator

Film Details

Also Known As
fils de l'homme
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Abbey Road Studios; Capital Fx; Cutting Edge Australia; Double Negative Visual Effects; Framestore Cfc; Hackenbacker Sound; Ingenious Media Services Limited; Strike Entertainment; Toho Company Ltd.; Toho-Towa Company; Universal Pictures; WB De Lane Lea
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Bontonfilm; Cts; Forum; Italia Films; Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Tv; Norsk Filmdistribusjon; Nu-Metro; Ro Image 2000; Sam Film; Taramount; Tatra Film; Toho-Towa Company; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Award Nominations

Best Adapted Screenplay

2006

Best Cinematography

2006

Best Editing

2006

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 25, 2006

Released in United States on Video March 27, 2007

Released in United States 2006

Released in United States September 2006

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Competition) August 30-September 9, 2006.

Shown at San Sebastian Film Festival (Zabaltegi/Pearls) September 21-30, 2006.

Based on the novel "The Children of Men" written by P.D. James; published by Knopf February 16, 1993.

Project was previously set up at Beacon Pictures.

Released in United States Winter December 25, 2006

Released in United States on Video March 27, 2007

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Competition) August 30-September 9, 2006.)

Released in United States September 2006 (Shown at San Sebastian Film Festival (Zabaltegi/Pearls) September 21-30, 2006.)