AllegiantDVD - 2016
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The Chicago Project:
In the early part of the 21st century, scientists first discovered a way to map, then edit, the human genome.
(MAN ON TV) Or you can choose health. You can choose to settle for merely adequate. Or you can choose excellent. A genetic solution puts you in control of your life. So why just hope for a better future when you can choose perfection? Choose Perfexia.
DAVID: But what started as an attempt to erase humanity's faults almost erased humanity itself. Genetic modification deepened the rifts between people, and as they got more entrenched, the world began to tear apart, until humanity crossed a line from which it could never return. In the ashes of civilization, a small group of genetically unmodified individuals of Genetic Welfare here, at Chicago's O 'Hare Airport. Our mission is to oversee a grand experiment to purify the human genome. That experiment is the city of Chicago.
What is the Damaged?
-The genetic alterations had disastrous consequences. Too brave, and you're cruel. Too peaceful, and you're passive. Too smart, and you lose compassion. Like your brother.
-Yes. For nearly 200 years, the greatest scientific minds have lived here to test a theory. If we could rescue genetically damaged people from the toxic environment in the Fringe and put them in a safe place, like Chicago, then perhaps, over time, man's genetic material would heal itself, return to its original form.
And I'm one of those people.
-You are the only one.
This hole looks radioactive. Or at least it was in the last 200 years.
-Meaning what exactly?
Somebody seriously messed up the world.
Great leaders don't seek power. They're called by necessity.
I've never felt so clean in my life. That was the best weird shower I've ever had.
The Allegiant? That's what you're calling yourselves?
-Amity just doesn't seem appropriate anymore.
So what exactly are you allegiant to? The faction system?
-The factions kept Chicago peaceful for a long time.
If I can show the Council your miracle can be replicated... then her life's work is complete. The Council will be forced to look at every human being, no matter where they were born, as worthy of life.
So what is the lifespan out here?
-25, 30 years. If we get people early, they can live up to 50 or 60 in the Bureau.
Human beings cannot be categorized in this way. It doesn't work. Maybe it's time to start
embracing everyone instead of dividing them into groups, regardless of whether they're Pure or they're Damaged.
One terrible accident doesn't mean it was the wrong thing to do. ... If you had enough to save one person, and your choice was between a healthy child or a sick old man, who would you choose?
-I wouldn't choose.
Good. Now they're both dead.
This is not a humanitarian mission We're not saving kids. We're stealing them.
-This is what we do. Now you know. David takes them out from here, wipes their memories with the gas, and raises them in the Bureau.
If you take away what they know, then you take away who they are.
-Yeah. I think that's the point.
What about our home?
-I don't think our home exists anymore.
And what if there's nothing out there? What if there is nothing left?
-I can live with that if you're with me. But I can not live without trying.
So here we stand. Together. Not as five factions, but as one city. And we're gonna tear down their wall.
What's an airport?
I ran a faction! I protected our son from Jeanine's thugs.
-Protected him? Is that what you call it? Beating your own child!
It made him who he is.
I need help with something in Chicago.
-What's in it for me?
Well, if you do well, you can have any job you want. Except mine.
You want peace with no struggle. The world doesn't work like that.
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Tris and Four lead a team of rebels in a daring escape over the city wall-into a strange new world where they face a threat more dangerous than they ever imagined. Together, they wage a furious battle for survival, fighting not only for their factions and loved ones, but for the future of the entire city.
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