Gattaca like all dystopias, warns us of where our society might end up if we don’t pay attention. In the case of gattaca we are asked to question the use of genetic selection. Andrew niccol tells us in the film that we are more than our genetic inheritance. This is reflected in the tagline.”There is no gene for the human spirit”, and developed through the characters.
Jerome morrow is presented as being genetically perfect.
However, without a dream for the future he does not have a reason to live, until he allies himself to vincent freeman a degenerate. “de-gene-rate” And his plan to trick the space mission called Gattaca into accepting him on a mission reserved only for the very best.