Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand and Marton Csokas star in the sci-fi thriller Aeon Flux, based on the MTV animated series by Peter Chung. Watch the movie trailer below. Set 400 years in the future, Aeon Flux (Theron) is an underground operative fighting a totalitarian regime in Earth’s last living city. When she is a sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.
Release Date: December 2, 2005
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Adaptation
Director: Karyn Kusama
Screenwriter: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi
Cast: Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Marton Csokas, Sophie Okonedo, Johnny Lee Miller, Amelia Warner, Caroline Chikezie, Pete Postlethwaite
Running Time: 1 hr. 33 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of violence and sexual content.
Based on the futuristic MTV animated series created by Peter Chung, Aeon Flux is set 400 years in the future, when disease has wiped out the majority of the earth’s population except for one walled, protected city- state, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. The story centers on Aeon Flux (Charlize Theron), the top operative in the underground “Monican” rebellion, led by The Handler (Frances McDormand). When Aeon is sent on a mission to kill the government’s leader (Marton Csokas), she uncovers a world of secrets, which makes her question everything she thought she knew.