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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.

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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emelie Jonsson ... Mimaroben
Bianca Cruzeiro ... Isagel
Arvin Kananian ... Chefone
Anneli Martini Anneli Martini ... The Astronomer
Jennie Silfverhjelm Jennie Silfverhjelm ... Libidel
Emma Broomé 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

Genres:

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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Country:

Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish | Spanish | English

Release Date:

17 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aniara 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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. See more »

Quotes

Mother: [riding space elevator] Want to say bye-bye to Earth?
Child: Bye-bye, Earth...
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2/3rds of the movie is decent, but the final act is one of the worst I've seen in a long time.
21 September 2019 | by Jesus_ChrisSee all my reviews

The movie isn't bad; it's worth your time to check out if you're into sci-fi. It's got good acting as well.

The problem is the last part of the movie. Not because of story - there is an interesting plot element that should have been explored more - but because the filmmakers seem to have no sense of how to build to a climax. Most of the last few scenes consist of characters wandering around doing mundane things like brushing their teeth. I'm not exaggerating: within the last 12 minutes of the film, the main character literally stops to brush her teeth. Go watch it if you don't believe me.

It's a shame that the movie fizzles out like that. I really was enjoying it up until it lost all its momentum.


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