An obsessive astronomer and a curious artist form an unlikely bond which leads them to a profound, scientific discovery.


Akash Sherman


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick J. Adams ... Dr. Isaac Bruno
Troian Bellisario ... Clara
Ennis Esmer ... Dr. Charlie Durant
Kristen Hager ... Dr. Rebecca Jenkins
R.H. Thomson ... Dr. John Rickman
Jennifer Dale ... Department Head
Genelle Williams ... Maya
Christina Tannous Christina Tannous ... Nurse
Tammie Sutherland Tammie Sutherland ... Reporter #1
Kevin Hanchard ... Doctor
Tal Zimerman ... Lead Technician
Charmaine D. Lau Charmaine D. Lau ... Reporter #2 (as Charmaine Lau)
Pierre Simpson ... Reporter #3
Will Bowes ... Kiefer
Trailer Trailer ... Eeva


Dr. Isaac Bruno, an astronomer and astrophysics professor at Ontario University in Toronto, has been obsessed with needing to discover that there is life in the cosmos besides on Earth. This obsession has been a negative Catch-22 in his life: he has needed this focus to fill a void in his personal life following a tragedy that partly led to the dissolution of his marriage to fellow astronomer Dr. Rebecca Jenkins, while the frustration he has felt in such a discovery not yet having been made has resulted in him acting inappropriately in all aspects of his life. That professional behavior has in turn led to he being indefinitely suspended from the university, which also means no access to university resources or equipment hindering that search. It is bad timing as advances in telescope technology, such as TESS, not only provides much data to the community, but any evidence as to the possibility of life would provide access to that technology. Desperate for help without many resources, ... Written by Huggo

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The man character name of Isaac Bruno is a reference to Isaac Newton the famous mathematician, physicist, astronomer and theologian and Giordano Bruno who was a philosopher, mathematician and cosmological theorist. Both men were the first to put forward the theory of habitable Exoplanets beyond our solar system, Bruno in the sixteenth century and Newton in the eighteenth. See more »


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Clara: Can I ask you something?
Dr. Isaac Bruno: Yea
Clara: Why is finding life out there so important to you?
Dr. Isaac Bruno: You know what people are scared of most?
Clara: Death?
Dr. Isaac Bruno: [shakes head] The unknown which unfortunately this universe is chock full of. Sure, we've been chipping away at it for thousands of years but we still basically know nothing. So how do we process that? We do what we've always done. We make things up. Create these elaborate bedtime stories to explain it all. But if we found something, I mean even smallest clue that something ...
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Great movie , beautiful story !
15 February 2019 | by Alex-MakabrysSee all my reviews

I found the acting great , I wish the story was longer ! .Anyway I do enjoyed it more then a typical Sci-Fi movie that you see this days !

Don't miss this one ,is worth every second !

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Release Date:

3 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1



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2.35 : 1
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