See also[ edit ] Journey to the Far Side of the Sun Another earth essay contest The first science-fiction film produced film that dealt with a similar double Earth premise. But, the metaphor works as a way to discuss looking at oneself.
John accepts the gift and becomes one of the first civilian space travelers to the other Earth. The visual representation of the duplicate planet was deliberately made to evoke the Moon, as Cahill was deeply inspired by the Apollo 11 lunar landing. Rhoda is a minor, so her identity is not revealed to John.
It really does not matter. The scene of the car collision was made possible through the help of a local police officer with whom Cahill was acquainted, who cordoned off part of a highway late one night. However, when she tells him that she was the one who killed his wife and son, he forces her out of his house.
The movie is not about anything as terrestrial as gravity. Rhoda tells John she has won the space flight, but he asks her not to go. I mean, we all can enjoy vampire and zombie movies, right? All we cared about were the endearing characters, the music both acoustic and visual, the plot developments, the shocking climaxes, the compelling emotional plausibility.
The acting is perfect, the camera-work perfectly beautiful, the plot deeply affecting with wonderful surprises. Rhoda genuinely wants to be of service to him. After serving her prison sentence, Rhoda does not go to MIT, but becomes a janitor at a local school, wanting to physically clean things with her hands but not do too much thinking.
No one in our sophisticated audience that included a CETI scientist cared enough about the "laws of physics" problems to mention them in the question period. So, I feel qualified to tell you it is safe to see this movie as it is, without worrying about details like gravity.
Rhoda returns to clean and develops a caring relationship with John that eventually becomes more significant and romantic. Was this review helpful to you? In the world of this movie, something has happened to upset some kind of cosmic symmetry, and the other earth has appeared from a parallel universe.
They like each other and are intelligent and compatible conversationally. Listening to a story about an approaching planet that looks just like Earth on the radio, she looks out her car window up to the stars and inadvertly slams her car through a stopped car at an intersection, putting John Burroughs William Mapother in a coma and killing his wife and son.
From that point on, the identical people on the different Earths probably began to deviate in small ways, changing their actions.
Sloan Prize at the Sundance Film Festivalfor "focusing on science or technology as a theme, or depicting a scientist, engineer or mathematician as a major character.
Rhoda hopes her identical self on the other Earth did not make the mistakes she made on the night of the accident. It was released in dramatic competition. Is any movie any better than "Let the Right One In"? She celebrates with friends and drives home intoxicated.
Rhoda enters an essay contest sponsored by a millionaire entrepreneur who is offering a civilian space flight to the approaching mirror Earth. The synopsis below may give away important plot points.
He answers the door and she loses her nerve. Mesmerized by her playing, he obtained her contact information and arranged for her to coach William Mapother on how to hold and act as if playing the saw for the scene in the film.
Music[ edit ] The musical score was composed by Fall on Your Sword, with the exception of the song played in the musical saw scene, composed by Scott Munson and performed by Natalia Paruz.
The scene in which Rhoda leaves the prison facility was filmed by having Marling walk into an actual prison posing as a yoga instructor and then exiting. When she finishes, John, who still does not know she is the person who killed his wife and son, asks her to come back next week.
Rhoda tells him someone will come, but it may not be her. Rhoda returns to John and gives him the ticket to the other Earth, telling him enough information to give him a small hope that his wife and son might be alive on that planet.
Do not allow unimaginative naysayers to keep you from enjoying this gem. In order to explore the possibility on a large scale, they devised the concept of a duplicate Earth.Oct 12, · Watch video · She survives, however, and submits an essay to a contest where the prize is a ticket to travel to Earth 2.
Meanwhile the scientists discover that Earth 2 is a mirror of Earth and the synchronicity between the dwellers was interrupted when the planets were seen by each other.7/10(K). Apr 20, · Best essay planet earth, history, importance, geography, if the earth could speech, voice of earth, earth day should be every day, contest, competition, problems, solutions save earth, rivers, water, nature, air, Green, blue, best long short essay in English in, , words for class 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 Another essential cue 5/5(2).
She survives, however, and submits an essay to a contest where the prize is a ticket to travel to Earth 2. Meanwhile the scientists discover that Earth 2 is a mirror of Earth and the synchronicity between the dwellers was interrupted when the planets were seen by each other.
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Another Earth is a American independent science fiction-drama film directed by Mike Cahill. It stars Brit Marling, William Mapother, Hearing more news stories about the mirror Earth, Rhoda enters an essay contest sponsored by a millionaire entrepreneur who is offering a Music by: Fall On Your Sword.
Another Earth Quotes. John Burroughs: What would you say if you met another you? Rhoda Williams: Do you remember that essay contest I told you about travel to Earth 2?