Identity In The Film 'Gattaca'

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Identity is often thought of as what people consider themselves, not how others see you. In the movie “Gattaca” however this is not the case. Identity is something you are born with. When you were born you were tested for diseases and life expectancy and therefore treated accordingly. In the world where technology has been fast forwarded to be able to pick which genes or gender your child inherits and becomes to create the best possible outcome, kids that were not genetically changed were called “invalid.” If people are told that they are not good enough, they start to believe they are not good enough. Vincent who is an invalid defies the odds and fools the system to reach his goal of going into space. He believes he is not defined by

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