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Another Earth (2011)

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On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... John Burroughs
... Rhoda Williams
... Alex
DJ Flava ... DJ Flava (voice)
Meggan Lennon ... Maya Burroughs
AJ Diana ... Amos Burroughs
Bruce Colbert ... Symposium Speaker
... Symposium Speaker
... Symposium Speaker
Jeffrey Goldenberg ... Symposium Speaker
Joseph A. Bove ... Symposium Speaker (as Joseph Bove)
... Kim Williams
Flint Beverage ... Robert Williams
... Jeff Williams
... Keith Harding
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SPOILER: Seventeen year-old Rhoda Williams receives an acceptance letter from MIT and she celebrates with her friends. On the same night, a planet similar and close to Earth is discovered and called Earth 2. Rhoda drives her car looking at Earth 2 and crashes with composer John Burroughs, killing his pregnant wife and his baby son. Rhoda goes to prison and four years later she is released and moves to her parents' house. She finds a job as high-school janitor, but tries to commit suicide. 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. One day, Rhoda decides to visit John Burroughs, whose life was destroyed after the death of his family, to admit to him that she had killed his family. However she does not have the nerve to tell him the truth. So she lies and ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Another World, Another You, Another Chance. See more »

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, some sexuality, nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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12 October 2011 (France)  »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$77,740, 24 July 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,316,074, 2 October 2011
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1.85 : 1
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Filmed in and around New Haven, Connecticut - Mike Cahill's hometown. Cahill knew that by filming there he would be able to call on favors from family and friends, helping keep costs down. This is particularly true of the car crash that is an integral part of the film. One of Cahill's friends is a police officer who was able to shut down some roads to allow for filming. See more »

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Rhoda tells the story of the first man in space, who was supposedly in orbit for almost a month. In reality, Yuri Gagarin's Vostok 1 mission lasted about 108 minutes from launch to landing, with a little over an hour (a single circumnavigation) spent in orbit. See more »

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[first lines]
Rhoda Williams: I saw this image when I was a kid. The photograph of Jupiter taken by NASAs Voyager. Beautiful. But nothing special until shown in rapid succession. Suddenly Jupiter was alive. Breathing. I was hypnotized.
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References White Collar (2009) See more »

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Sonatina in D Minor
Written by Phaedon A. Papadopoulos
Performed by Phaedon A. Papadopoulos
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Could have been more
1 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

When I heard the concept of this movie, another earth that suddenly appears, I was inmediatly interested. The concept seemed good and could give place to a great story without the need of great special effects or anything, just a great script. Sadly, the movie tells a story that has been done many times before. It's predictable and the whole concept of "earth 2" is wasted in transforming this movie from "something you have seen many times before" to "something you have seen many times before... with a twist". Not to say that it is a bad movie, but I just felt that the whole Earth 2 concept was wasted on it, it felt more like and add-on than an important central plot for the story.


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