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FILM REVIEW – Another Earth

By Marty Mulrooney

Another Earth UK Poster

Another Earth is a science fiction/drama film directed by Mike Cahill. The film stars Brit Marling as Rhoda Williams, a high school student who has been recently accepted to MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). After celebrating with friends she drink-drives home, listening to a story on the radio about an approaching planet that looks exactly like Earth. Intoxicated and distracted, she ploughs into accomplished composer John Burroughs’ car (William Mapother), putting him in a coma and killing his wife and son. After being released from prison, Rhoda crosses paths with John once again as two Earths draw slowly closer…

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