The Fifth Element


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In a parallel universe an element made of anti-energy and anti-life awaits its opportunity to enter New York City in the 23rd Century.

"Ancient evil returns to destroy the galaxy in this ultra-hip, socially conscious and clever science-fiction action comedy from director Luc Besson. Laconic former government agent Bruce Willis is forced to save the universe when the secret key to stopping this happening literally falls into his cab in 23rd-century New York. A superb flight of imagination that soars into original terrain for an inventive roller-coaster ride, Besson's instant classic in the 'Bladerunner' tradition is a stunning achievement that delivers on all levels. The satire is slick, the visuals unusual and the thrills futuristic, and if the Big Apple special effects don't amaze, the camp trip to the resort planet of Fhloston Paradise certainly will. Gary Oldman's Zorg is haute-couture corruption personified." - Radio Times Review