Logan's Run is a rewarding futuristic film that appeals both as spectacular-looking escapist adventure as well as intelligent drama.
Logan’s Run is a rewarding futuristic film that appeals both as spectacular-looking escapist adventure as well as intelligent drama.Heading the cast are Michael York and Richard Jordan, two members of a security guard force which supervises the life of a domed-in hedonistic civilization all comprised of persons under the age of 30; after that, the civilization’s tribal rules call for a ceremony called ‘renewal’, though nobody’s quite sure what that entails. York, intrigued and abetted by Jenny Agutter, decides to flee, with Jordan. Peter Ustinov is featured as a withered old man living alone on the outside, in the ruins of Washington, DC. The three young principals and Ustinov come off very well. 1976: Honorary Award (visual effects). Nominations: Best Cinematography, Art Direction
M-G-M. Director Michael Anderson; Producer Saul David; Screenplay David Zelag Goodman; Camera Ernest Laszlo; Editor Bob Wyman; Music Jerry Goldsmith; Art Director Dale Hennesy
(Color) Widescreen. Available on VHS, DVD. Extract of a review from 1976. Running time: 118 MIN.
Michael York Richard Jordan Jenny Agutter Roscoe Lee Browne Farrah Fawcett Michael Anderson Jr