Another Earth | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | January 5, 2012
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An intense story, with or without the science fiction angle. Would we want to know the answers to the What If? questions we ask. Well made.
genre Drama | Sci-Fi
synopsis Rhoda Williams, an astrophysics student at MIT, is driving when she sees a planet and leans out for a closer look. She hits a minivan and kills a family. She is imprisoned for four years, and upon release seeks out the widower of the family, composer John Burroughs. The planet she saw is a mirror planet of Earth, and an essay contest is held where the winner can ride a space shuttle to visit it. Williams considers the possibility of visiting it to find out what kind of life her mirror self would have led.
lead actors William Mapother | Brit Marling | Jordan Baker | Flint Beverage | Robin Taylor
director Mike Cahill