Rhoda Williams, a bright young woman accepted into MIT's astrophysics program, aspires to explore the cosmos. A brilliant composer, John Burroughs, has just reached the pinnacle of his profession and is about to have a second child with his loving wife. On the eve of the discovery of a duplicate Earth, tragedy strikes and the lives of these strangers become irrevocably intertwined. Estranged from the world and the selves they once knew, the two outsiders begin an unlikely love affair and reawaken to life. But when one is presented with the chance of a lifetime opportunity to travel to the other Earth and embrace an alternative reality, which new life will they choose?
Another Earth Release Date
In Theaters July 22, 2011
Another Earth Credits
Starring:William Mapother, Brit Marling, Jordan Baker, Flint Beverage, Robin Taylor
Written By:Mike Cahill, Brit Marling
Directed By:Mike Cahill, Brit Marling
Produced By:Mike Cahill, Hunter Gray, Brit MarlingNicholas Shumaker
There are certainly plenty of examples of great works of science fiction that use extraordinary circumstances as a means of exploring human drama. Mike Cahill's Another Earth did that in its own way, telling the story of two people who form an unlikely friendship in a reality where another earth is discovered and within traveling distance. By mainstream standards, Cahill's film is probably more of a drama than it was sci-fi...
Dec 11, 2012
Another Earth Director's Next Film Looks To Emphasize Science And Heart
Twentieth Century Fox is streeting Another Earth as a Blu-Ray combo pack on November 29. On the unfortunate side, Another Earth is making a wide presumption purchasers will all own Blu-Ray players. Hopefully the film will also be available On Demand or as a movie download, but until that information is ascertained, we can only keep our fingers crossed.
With Another Earth opening this Friday, I talked to Marling about her experience going from a Georgetown economics major to rising independent film star, and making films with both Batmanglij and Cahill, both of whom she counts as close friends
Jul 19, 2011
Interview: Another Earth Star Brit Marling Brings Big Ideas And Spectacle To Indie Film
Another Earth was one of the big hits of this year's Sundance Film Festival, and comes to theaters this week as an ideal indie alternative to movies twice the size with half the imagination. Despite the sci-fi trappings the real story of Another Earth is what happens
Jul 19, 2011
Video Interview: Another Earth Director Mike Cahill Fuses Indie Film With Sci-Fi
Though it contains an irresistible sci-fi premise-- a "mirror Earth" is discovered behind the sun, populated by what seem to be alternate versions of every person on our own Earth-- the low-budget film is much more of an intimate drama, about a young woman (Marling) responsible for killing
Apr 21, 2011
Trailer For Sci-Fi Tinged Sundance Hit Another Earth