Great film (first film by George Lucas)
Don't expect this to get hot - more of a cult film for those who know about it.
HMV - £4.29 DVD special edition
Base - £8.95 Blu-Ray Director's Cut
Robert Duvall is THX-1138 a humble worker in a soulless sprawling subterranean society where each person has a number not a name sex is outlawed and laws are enforced by constant surveillance and sinister silver faced androids. His discovery that there is more to life than the state-required drug stupor and the loss of his mate to a sinister technician finally gives him the courage to recover from his nightmare world. Using strong visuals and astonishing sound effects to heighten the gripping story George Lucas gave the world advance notice of his formidable talent with his[show more] classic debut feature THX-1138 adapted from his award-winning short film with the encouragement of none other than Francis Ford Coppola. Made in 1971 THX-1138 marked the stunning debut of one of the screen's most innovative filmmakers and was produced by Francis Ford Coppola and his revolutionary American Zoetrope studios at the height of the American independent movement.