Soylent Green

What is the secret of Soylent Green?

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Podcast Release Date:
Jan 13, 2023

100 Years of Dystopia Series Episode 5

Where’s the beef?

Charlton Heston got his damned dirty paws on the 1966 sci-fi novel Make Room! Make Room! and turned it into Soylent Green, his third foray into cinematic dystopia.  Is it easier to swallow a future where New York City is overrun by talking monkeys or albino vampires rather than believe it could survive without a decent restaurant? How much more will rents go up when apartments come furnished with high class call girls?  And are old folks like Edward G Robinson buying the farm, or providing the livestock?  Find out when you sink your teeth into this Gold Level podcast.

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Movie Details

Series
100 Years of Dystopia
Original Title
Soylent Green
Title
Soylent Green
Director
Richard Fleischer
Author
Producer
Walter Seltzer, Russell Thacher
Writer
Actors
Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson, Stephen Young, Mike Henry, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Roy Jenson, Leonard Stone, Whit Bissell, Celia Lovsky, Dick Van Patten, Morgan Farley, John Barclay, Belle Mitchell, Cyril Delevanti, Forest Wood, Faith Quabius, Jane Dulo, John Dennis, Jan Bradley, Carlos Romero, Pat Houtchens, Joyce Williams, Erica Hagen, Beverly Gill, Suesie Eejima, Cheri Howell, Kathy Silva, Jennifer King, Marion Charles, Molly Dodd, Gwen Farrell, Bern Hoffman, Robert Ito, Nora Marlowe, Ida Mae McKenzie, Richard Sterne, Jeff Winkless
Runtime
1 h 37 min
Release Date
18 April 1973
Genres
Science Fiction, Thriller
Overview
This is the year 2022. Overcrowding, pollution, and resource depletion have reduced society’s leaders to finding food for the teeming masses. The answer is Soylent Green.

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