In a futuristic society where corporations have replaced countries, the violent game of Rollerball is used to control the populace by demonstrating the futility of individuality. However, one player, Jonathan E., rises to the top, fights for his personal freedom, and threatens the corporate control. Written by
Jeff Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In the future there will be no war. There will only be Rollerball.
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Did You Know?
In the liner notes to the Region 2 DVD, Director Norman Jewison
is quoted as being influenced by Stanley Kubrick
's A Clockwork Orange
(1971). The influence is most obviously seen in the repetitive use of zooms, classical music, and modern (concrete and glass) architecture. See more
At 18min 14secs the center set of drawers under the reception table is so far back they would be difficult to reach. Also, being so far back you would not be able to see what was in the top drawer, and have trouble taking anything out of the draw unless you removed it whole. See more
Good evening everyone! And welcome to Houston, the energy city, home of the defending Rollerball World Champions. This key international battle pits the divisional champions, visiting Madrid, against powerful Houston. - - And here they come to a standing ovation. On the track comes Houston! Houston, lead by captain Jonathan E, again their leading scorer this year.
Symphony No. 8: First Movement
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich See more