As we count down the days 'til the Little Rock Film Festival, we've decided to share the films that we are most excited to see. Another Earth had everyone at Sundance buzzing, and it will make it's Southern debut in Little Rock, one month before it hits the big screen. Neither of us are usually into sci-fi, but Another Earth is more than just a sci-fi, it's a heartfelt drama.
Rhoda Williams, a bright young woman recently accepted into MIT's astrophysics program, aspires to explore the cosmos. John Burroughs, a brilliant composer, 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, which reawakens them to life. But when one of them is presented with the opportunity to travel to the other Earth and embrace an alternative reality, which new life will they choose?