Children of Men: Interesting Facts About the Film

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Halfway through this film, when Theo is walking down the ramp on Battersea Power Station, a stenciled image can be seen on a wall of two policemen kissing. This image was created by “Banksy”, a British “guerilla artist” who specializes in this type of work. There are also other works of this artist in the film. One of them is a stenciled image of a child looking down a shop.

Theo is seen wearing a London 2012 Olympics fleece in the Bexhill tower block scene.

For the first week of release at Leicester Square, London, there was a mistake on the cinema marquee, declaring the film title to be “Children of Me”.

When Miriam is taken off the bus in the refugee camp you can hear the song “Arbeit Macht Frei” by The Libertines. “Arbeit macht frei,” meaning “Work shall set you free,” was written above the…

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