unofficial homepage dedicated to Elias Koteas
Elias' role in this futuristic sci-fi is brief and
limited to perhaps the first 10 minutes of the movie.
He plays Antonio, the biological father of Vincent
(Ethan Hawke). In this society, a person's future
depends on their genetic makeup and most humans are
"artificially created" in a lab to ensure them a perfect
life, free of diseases and other debilitations that
afflict "biological" children. When Antonio finds out
that Vincent is born less than perfect, he does not want
him to have his same name. That is reserved for
Vincent's younger brother, who is born a "perfect"