Imagine a society where everyone is average. There is no envy, and therefore no conflict. KURT VONNEGUT'S HARRISON BERGERON is intellectual science fiction with a thoughtful and entertaining premise.
In 2053, after the Second American Revolution, it has been determined that for society to thrive, everyone must be of equal skill and intelligence. All Americans wear headbands that regulate IQ levels, but Harrison Bergeron (Sean Astin) continues to think at a higher grade than classmates and
family. Hoping to make him normal, his family takes him in for treatment. The day before brain surgery, a doctor gives Harrison the address of an underground "head house," wher...