In the Michael Winterbottom movie Code 46, the wealthy live in heavily guarded compounds, and people reproduce by cloning. Detective Geld (Tim Robbins) investigates a fraud. An empathy-virus helps him to better understand the suspects. However, the virus has unintended consequences. He falls in love with one of them, Maria (Samantha Morton).
Studium Generale (Wageningen University & Research) screens Code 46 as an introduction to the SynCity Days (Film & Art Festival about Synthetic Biology on 5 and 6 October (www.wur.eu/syncity) and to the Wageningen Dialogues on Synthetic Biology on 12 and 18 October (www.wur.nl/studiumgenerale).
Before the movie we have a short introduction on these activities. Admission: free.