Two documentary filmmakers attempt to penetrate a cult who worships a woman who claims to be from the future.

Director:

Zal Batmanglij
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Denham ... Peter Aitken
Nicole Vicius ... Lorna Michaelson
Brit Marling ... Maggie
Davenia McFadden Davenia McFadden ... Carol Briggs
Kandice Stroh ... Joanne
Richard Wharton ... Klaus
Christy Meyers ... Mel
Alvin Lam ... Lam
Constance Wu ... Christine
Matthew Carey ... Lyle
Jacob Price Jacob Price ... PJ
David Haley ... O'Shea
James Urbaniak ... Mr. Pritchett
Annie O'Donnell ... Mrs. Dewitt
Laura Leyva ... Principal Garner
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Storyline

Two documentary filmmakers are determined to expose the truth about Maggie, the mysterious leader of a secretive cult who claims to be from the year 2054. Although they believe that everything is nothing more than a fraud, the filmmakers end up driven by her charisma. Written by MadMovieManiac

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including some sexual references, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Originally intended as an ongoing web series, that's why the film is broken up in the parts. The filmmakers decided to release what was filmed as a feature film and make more films to form a trilogy. See more »

Goofs

When driving after the first visit with Maggie, the speedometer stays at zero the whole time. See more »

Quotes

Maggie: It has to cost something to be worth something.
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Soundtracks

Dreams
Words and Music by Noel Hogan and Dolores O'Riordan (as Dolores Mary O'Riordan)
Copyright by Universal
Songs of Polygram Int., Inc.
On behalf of itself and Island Music Ltd. (BMI)
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While not perfect, a very promising film
25 June 2012 | by acspowellSee all my reviews

Captivating and enigmatic, "Sound of My Voice" shows that you can effectively rack an audience's mind with a micro-budget. While many of the strange details and set-ups are left open ended, it's the kind of film that will you have talking with others trying to fill in the blanks long after you've seen it. In some ways, they plant more details than necessary in what seems to be an attempt to confuse the audience and test their attention.Overall, the actors in the film do a great job (especially Marling) and it proves to be a promising directorial debut for Zal Batmanglij. If you want something that also pulls at the mind emotionally, I would recommend "Another Earth".


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Official Sites:

FOX [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Sound of My Voice See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$135,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,134, 29 April 2012

Gross USA:

$408,015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$424,088
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Skyscraper Films See more »
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Dolby | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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