When Rhonda Williams, a beautiful, bright MIT astrophysics student, leans out of her car window to catch sight of a newly discovered planet, she slams into a minivan, killing a man’s family. After serving four years in prison, she returns home and is compelled to meet the bereaved husband and father who was left behind. This tenth, new planet, which now can be seen in the sky, is a mirror planet. An essay contest is being held with the winner granted a spot on a civilian space shuttle to visit the planet. Having been burned by her passions, Rhonda wonders, what would a mirror version of herself, someone who had made different choices, be like?
In this auspicious debut, director Mike Cahill offers a taut, superbly conceived science-fiction romance that marks the emergence of the multitalented actor/screenwriter Brit Marling. Marrying character with high concept, Another Earth lures audiences to go where no one has gone before. –Sundance Film Festival
"... But maybe the most mysterious of all is neither the small nor the large. It’s us, up close. Could we even recognize ourselves? And if we did, would we know ourselves? What would we say to ourselves? What would we learn from ourselves? What would we really like to see if we could stand outside ourselves and look at us?"
"It's a sure bet that you will be reading more about [Brit] Marling, a promising new talent and fashion-magazine-ready beauty who stars in
A low-budget flavour and creeping plot familiarity are masked by a kinetic, throbbing aesthetic pulse, which contrasts with the intimacy of the drama itself, as well as with the stoic, if convincing… read review
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“Another Earth” é um drama indie sobre o peso na alma de quem não consegue se sentir… read review
The loneliest places on the planet are those yet undiscovered – the frozen poles of ice and snow, dense coniferous forests… read review