Released 50 years ago but set in 2022, the film Soylent Green has many lessons for the future

By Barry York
January 21 2022 - 1:00pm
Actors Edward G. Robinson and Charlton Heston in Soylent Green. Picture: Getty Images

It is a brave science fiction film that offers a precise year in its speculations. This is particularly so in the dystopian genre where eco-catastrophe is a common theme.

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