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"Gattaca": Science's Attempt to Perfect Humanity

Gattaca, with Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman, is a futuristic drama about the possible consequences of genetic engineering. A husband and wife have their first son naturally and their second one genetically engineered to negate almost all diseases and human weaknesses.

The three-minute clip begins with a brief close-up of a cross on a chain and a baby's birth. The narrator, the natural-born son, Vincent (Ethan Hawke), says, "I'll never understand what possessed my mother to put her faith in God's hands rather than ...

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