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Aniara (2018)

R | | Drama, Sci-Fi | 17 May 2019 (USA)
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A spaceship carrying settlers to Mars is knocked off course, causing the consumption-obsessed passengers to consider their place in the universe.

Directors:

Pella Kagerman (as Pella Kågerman), Hugo Lilja

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Pella Kagerman (as Pella Kågerman), Hugo Lilja | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emelie Garbers ... Mimaroben (as Emelie Jonsson)
Bianca Cruzeiro ... Isagel
Arvin Kananian ... Chefone
Anneli Martini Anneli Martini ... The Astronomer
Jennie Silfverhjelm Jennie Silfverhjelm ... Libidel
Emma Broomé ... Chebeba
Jamil Drissi ... The Intendent
Leon Jiber Leon Jiber ... Daisi Doody
Peter Carlberg Peter Carlberg ... Chief Engineer
Juan Rodríguez Juan Rodríguez ... The Man from Gond
David Nzinga ... Mima Host
Dakota Trancher Williams ... Tivo
Otis Castillo Ålhed Otis Castillo Ålhed ... Isagel's younger child
Dante Westergårdh Dante Westergårdh ... Isagel's younger child
Elin Lilleman Eriksson Elin Lilleman Eriksson ... Yaal
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A spaceship carrying settlers to Mars is knocked off course, causing the consumption-obsessed passengers to consider their place in the universe.

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A simple trip to Mars will become the journey of a lifetime

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Drama | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, disturbing images, and drug use | See all certifications »

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The film premiered at TIFF (Toronto international Film Festival) in Canada in September 2018. See more »

Quotes

Mima Host: I've been troubled by their pains. In the name of Things, I want peace. I will be done with my displays. There is protection from nearly everything. But there is no protection from mankind.
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Bergman in space?
5 March 2020 | by jadavixSee all my reviews

Toward the end of "Aniara" I kept thinking: thank god Bergman never made a science fiction movie. If you think Mother Earth is bleak, wait until you get lost in space, like the characters in "Aniara" do. And you truly do feel as though you're lost with them.

There are few ideas more appalling than drifting inexorably through the infinite blackness of space, not knowing if you're ever going to stop. "Aniara" provides a bleak portrait of people losing their minds as this goes on, resorting to cults, orgies and suicide.

It's a bit like "2001: A Space Odyssey" in reverse. That was about the development of the human species from pre-sapien species to our becoming one with the stars. "Aniara" begins with the stars, rejects oneness, and shows our utter devolution in space.

I say check it out.


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Release Date:

17 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,297, 19 May 2019

Gross USA:

$40,124

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,124
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