In a futuristic society where corporations have replaced countries, the violent game of Rollerball is used to control the populace by demonstrating the futility of individuality. However, one player, Jonathan E., rises to the top, fights for his personal freedom, and threatens the corporate control.
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In the not-too-distant future, wars will no longer exist. But there WILL be...The Game.
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notes on the DVD commentary track that using classical music in a science fiction movie, as was the case here, and in 2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968), reduces the tendency for a movie to become "dated" over time. Only the party sequence contains 1970s music with MiniMoog synthesizer and overused wah pedal sounds common to the period. See more
At the beginning of the match with New York, after in many moments of the movie different characters repeated there would have been "No time limit", the scoreboard shows the countdown (starting from 20.00 mins). See more
Good evening everyone! And welcome to Houston, the energy city, home of the defending Rollerball World Champions. This key international battle pits the divisional champions, visiting Madrid, against powerful Houston. - - And here they come to a standing ovation. On the track comes Houston! Houston, lead by captain Jonathan E, again their leading scorer this year.
Symphony No. 8: First Movement
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich See more