Harrison Bergeron Poster

Release Date: 1995

R|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
In the dystopian 2050s, a despotic American government forces all citizens to wear headsets that decrease their brain function, but young Harrison Bergeron (Sean Astin) continues to exhibit signs of intelligence. Just before he is to undergo an enforced lobotomy, agents of the secret intellectual society led by John Klaxon (Christopher Plummer) free Harrison and offer him the opportunity to live a creative life around interesting people, like the beautiful Phillipa (Miranda de Pencier).

Cast: Sean Astin, Miranda de Pencier, Christopher Plummer, Buck Henry, Eugene Levy, Howie Mandel, Andrea Martin, Nigel Bennett

Director: Bruce Pittman

Genres: Science fiction

Keywords: School, Transformation, Father, Deception, Mother, Love interest, Escape