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Film || ‘What Happened To Monday’ Is A Sci-Fi Take On Governmental Control Over Human Life, Starring ‘Prometheus’ Noomi Rapace

Noomi Rapace is legendary. Her stunt as the original Girl With The Dragon Tattoo series (the one before starring Daniel Craig and Roony Mara) and her excellent previous work in sci-fi films, like Prometheus, the prequel to the awesome Alien series originally directed by Ridley Scott (Gladiator), makes her a well-known, femme-fatale, strong-woman archetype who is up there with Angelina Jolie (Salt), Maggie Q (Nikita), and Jennifer Garner (Alias).

What happened To Monday is a Netflix original film set into the not-so-distant future with a premise about over population.

'What Happened To Monday' Starring Noomi Rapace

Directed by: Tommy Wirkola
Written by: Max Botkin, Kerry Williamson
Produced by: Raffaella De Laurentiis, Philippe Rousselet

What Happened To Monday is a realistic sci-fi thriller film about the depth people will take to ensure the survival of our human species. This film serves not only as a warning about overpopulation, climate issues, and food scarcity — it serves as a realistic mirror on what we are currently doing to our home. The one-child policy and the use of genetically modified foods to feed a large population is nothing new. It is apparently known that China enforced a one child policy (since January 2016, a two child policy) for each couple. In What Happened To Monday, we see an extreme version of this policy enacted in what is known to be Europe. Genetically modified foods, specifically the companies that fund their use, have been known to intentionally create environments in which native food populations are infiltrated by the genetically modified crops. Corn is a well-known crop that is used all over the world. Poor and needy countries whose sole survival is with the farming of corn have been known to be manipulated by the companies that create corn seeds. While genetically modified foods, in theory, are helpful in feeding hungry populations, What Happened To Monday serves as a warning that shows what could happen if long-term side-effects result in our own genetic modification.

What Happened To Monday is a fierce story that explores humanity’s greatest fears while also providing a moral foundation on what matters: the right to live.

A Highly Recommended Film
>> A Recommended Film <<
A Good Film To Watch
Worth A Look

Official Trailer For What Happened To Monday

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