The popular youth sci-fi novel has been brought to the screen at last, by none other than Gavin Hood. It is set during a time when the Earth had been ravaged twice by the Buggers, an alien race seemingly determined to destroy humanity. Seventy years later, the people of Earth remain banded together to prevent our own annihilation from this technologically superior alien species. A six year old boy may become the savior of the human race. He is separated from his beloved sister and brought to battle school in deep space. He will be tested and honed into an empathetic killer who despises himself as he learns to fight in hopes of saving Earth and his family. This film is releasing in both normal and IMAX formats, this is the normal format.