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R| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary

I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye.  He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him.  As his research continues years later with his lab partner, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and and spiritual beliefs.  Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.

Cast: Michael Pitt , Brit Marling , Astrid Bergès-Frisbey , Steven Yeun , Archie Panjabi , Kashish , Cara Seymour , William Mapother

Director: Mike Cahill

Genres: Drama, Science fiction

Distributor: Fox Searchlight

I Origins (2014)

Release Date: July 18th, 2014|1 hr. 57 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    I Origins is at its best when it's a personal story about relationships, and it has a strong first hour. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    An exploration of where science ends and spirituality picks up, this second feature from writer-director Mike Cahill (Another Earth) is captivating, suspenseful and thought-provoking. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This new feature, though, sets up a dialectic between reason and faith and argues it insistently, with eye-rolling earnestness. show more

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