• Clara (2019)


Release Date: May 3rd, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Isaac Bruno is an astronomer consumed with searching the cosmos for evidence of life. When his obsession jeopardizes his career, he ignores a friend's advice to get his life back on track and instead delves deeper into his research - in part to escape from a tragedy in his past. After Isaac meets an artist named Clara, the two begin an unlikely collaboration sifting through mounds of newly released stellar data in the hopes of making a monumental discovery.

Cast: Patrick J. Adams, Troian Bellisario, Kristen Hager, Ennis Esmer, R.H. Thomson, Will Bowes, Jennifer Dale

Director: Akash Sherman

Genres: Drama , Science fiction

Production Co: Equinoxe Films, Téléfilm Canada, Screen Media Ventures, Serendipity Point Films

Keywords: Friend, Inspiring, Quest, Pursuit, 2010s, Spirited

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Brad WheelerThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The well-acted Clara lacks clarity, and there’s nothing worse than an out-of-focus telescope. show more

  • 50
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    The love story falls a little short, but the scientific sense of “the moment” is often spot-on in this mixed-bag of a debut from Canadian writer-director Akash Sherman. show more

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Clara forgets to have anything resembling a compelling plot. Or an original one. Even science geeks will find little here compelling. show more

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