Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (12A)

From the archive

This film was last shown on 10 September 2017

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is the visually spectacular new adventure film from Luc Besson, the legendary director of LeonThe Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the ground-breaking comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers. In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha—an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other.  There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Director
Luc Besson
Duration
2 hours 17 minutes
Cast
Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Dane DeHaan

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