I, Origins

Every person on this planet has their own unique pair of eyes.

Ian (Michael Pitt, Boardwalk Empire) is a die hard sceptic, spending his career trying to disprove creationists. Even his lab partner Karen (Brit Marling, Another Earth) thinks he’s obsessed. At a party he meets Sofi (Ástrid Bergès-Frisbey, Juliette), who believes in past lives. They part before they exchange information, and all she leaves him with is a photograph of her multicolored eyes. By extraordinary circumstance that picture reunites them and their romance blossoms, in spite of their fundamental difference in values. As Ian’s life seems to become more and more governed by the irrational, he’s conflicted and it seems science itself might challenge some of his deeply held beliefs.

Another Earth director Mike Cahill returns, again with a sci-fi film brimming with symbolism, exploring the borderlines between the scientific and the spiritual. As in his first film there is visual splendor, complex emotions and a fair bit of existentialism.

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