Opening Night Gala + Afterparty
- September 28 18:00
|Writer:||Mike Cahill, Brit Marling||Original Format:||35mm|
|Dir. of Photography:||Mike Cahill||Print Source:||Fox Searchlight|
|Producer:||Mike Cahill, Brit Marling,
Hunter Gray, Nicholas Shumaker
|Cast:||Brit Marling, William Mapother|
6pm - Cineworld Haymarket (63-65 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4RL)
This Screening Has Sold Out! No More Tickets Are Available.
On the night of the discovery of a duplicate planet in the solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
When another planet appears over Earth’s horizon it doesn’t much affect ambitious student Rhoda, or successful composer John. But as their lives collide in tragic circumstances, both their dreams and futures are shattered beyond recognition. As it becomes clear that the planet is another Earth, people begin to raise questions about the possibility of alternate versions of themselves, versions that may have taken other decisions.
A good science-fiction story is more about the people who populate it than it is about the technological marvels or scientific wonders that fill it. Another Earth certainly fulfils that mandate; at heart it is a powerful human drama that uses its sci-fi concept to tease out questions its characters would prefer to go unanswered. The lo-fi, indie tone of the film grounds the fantastical elements and focuses attention back onto the strange, dysfunctional relationship of Rhoda and John, predicated as it is on deception and tragedy.
First-time writer/director Mike Cahill coaxes beautifully honest and intimate performances from his two stars, William Mapother and co-writer Brit Marling, surely a rising star behind, as well as in front of the camera. Another Earth is another take on the independent sci-fi film, centred on the human story of two fragile and deeply fractured individuals just wishing for another chance.
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Followed by Q&A with writer/director Mike Cahill, hosted by Gareth Edwards (director of Monsters).
After-Party with live music at Café de Paris from 8.30pm til late. Invite Only.
Brooklyn-based Fall On Your Sword will be performing at the Raindance Film Festival After-Party in celebration of Mike Cahill's Another Earth, for which they composed the original score.
About Fall On Your Sword
Fall On Your Sword are a Brooklyn-based film composer duo who also operate as a band. Their explosive live shows are an audio-visual assault that pay homage to the unique sensory experience of sound against the moving image.
They've released original recordings and remixes through the celebrated New York record label DFA and their viral videos have reached in excess of 2,000,000 hits. With the addition of Spencer Cohen on drums, they are not afraid to break out of the comfort zone of their studio and take it directly to the people.
The FOYS live shows have become a thing of legend and have attracted the attention of such taste makers as James Murphy who invited FOYS to open for LCD Soundsystem at Webster Hall and blogged that they were “probably the best thing out there right now,”
Opening Night Gala - Another Earth
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