Release Date: May 17th, 2019

R |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

When a spacecraft carrying settlers to Mars strays off course, the consumption-obsessed passengers are prompted to consider their place in the universe.

Cast: Emilie Jonsson, Arvin Kananian, Bianca Cruzeiro, Anneli Martini, Jennie Silfverhjelm, Peter Carlberg, Emma Broomé, Jamil Drissi

Director: Pella Kagerman , Hugo Lilja

Genres: Science fiction , Drama

Production Co: Magnolia Pictures, Viaplay, Meta Film

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    It’s a film that wants to be visionary but isn’t. show more

  • 80
    Wendy IdeScreen International

    The bleak warning of this environmental parable notwithstanding, this is arresting, frequently unsettling, cinema. show more

  • 40
    Andy HowellFilm Threat

    ANIARA has plenty going for it — a great concept, a coherent tone, an uncompromising vision, and an ending that’s the ballsiest thing I’ve seen since AI. Sadly these virtues are undercut by some unforgivable sins — it is boring, has underdeveloped characters, and has a childlike understanding of the scientific concepts supposedly undergirding the plot. One of those could be forgivable, but all together they spell doom. show more

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