He secretly hitches a ride on one, which is driven to a heavily guarded waste disposal plant just outside the city. When Governor Santini learns that Thorn refuses to close the case of the Simonson murder, he orders his chief of security, Donovan (Roy Jensen), to have Thorn murdered.When Thorn is on riot duty during the Tuesday distribution of Soylent Green rations, Simonson's murderer, Gilbert (Stephen Young), a local assassin-for-hire whom was the one that Donovan contracted to murder Simonson, attacks Thorn and fires several shots at him with a silenced pistol as a food riot begins. Thorn confides in Lt. Hatcher that he suspects that Fielding might have had something to do with Simonson's murder.The next day, Thorn stakes out Fielding's apartment building and sees him leave. van Harry Harrison, dat gaat over overbevolking en enkele bijkomende thema's, zoals euthanasie en kannibalisme. New York City's population, for example, has grown to 40 million mouths to feed. After sending Charles and the rest of the furniture girls away, Thorn returns to Shirl and they make love.A little later that same evening, Thorn goes to a local Catholic Church (teeming with hundreds of homeless people) and attempts to question the priest (Lincoln Kirkpatrick) about Simonson's confession, but the priest is almost catatonic with exhaustion and has a hard time remembering Simonson, even though Simonson, as a rich man, would have stood out among the impoverished people who normally frequent the church. Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, "Locus Online: John Shirley on Soylent Green", "Soylent green / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc", The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Soylent_Green&oldid=979418395, Nebula Award for Best Script-winning works, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Soylent Green is people!" Within the city lives NYPD detective Frank Thorn and his aged friend Sol Roth, a highly intelligent analyst, referred to as a "Book". However, Thorn continues his investigation into the murder. Soylent bestaat in de vormen rood, geel en - het zeldzame want kwalitatief beste - groen. Het verhaal is losjes gebaseerd op het boek Make Room!

is ranked 77th on the, This page was last edited on 20 September 2020, at 17:01. Roth and his like are known as "books."

Shirl is throwing a party in Simonson's vacant apartment for the other "furniture" girls of the building. Thorn boards a truck transporting bodies from the euthanasia center to a recycling plant, where the secret is revealed – human corpses are being converted into Soylent Green. I'm still haunted, though, by the knowledge that the very last scene he played in the picture, which he knew was the last day's acting he would ever do, was his death scene. Sign up for a FANALERT® and be the first to know when tickets and other exclusives are available in your area. In New York City, when Soylent's member of the board William R. Simonson is murdered apparently by a burglar at the Chelsea Towers West where he lives, efficient Detective Thorn is assigned to investigate the case with his partner Solomon "Sol" Roth. van Harry Harrison, dat gaat over overbevolking en enkele bijkomende thema's, zoals euthanasie en kannibalisme. Thorn comes to the fancy apartment and meets Simonson's bodyguard Tab Fielding and the "furniture" (woman that is rented together with the flat) Shirl and the detective concludes that the executive was not victim of burglary but executed. Thorn returns to his own apartment to eat an evening meal of the purloined food taken from Simonson's apartment that Roth prepares for them.