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Another Earth is a 2011 American science fiction drama film directed by Mike Cahill in his feature film debut. The film stars William Mapother and Brit Marling. It premiered at the 27th Sundance Film Festival in January 2011 and will be distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures.
William Mapother as John Burroughs
Brit Marling as Rhoda Williams
Jordan Baker as Kim Williams
Robin Lord Taylor as Jeff Williams
Another Earth had its world premiere at the 27th Sundance Film Festival in January 2011. It was released in dramatic competition. Variety reported, "[It] has been deemed one of the more highly praised pics of the fest as it received a standing ovation after the screening and strong word of mouth from buyers and festgoers." The distributor Fox Searchlight Pictures won distribution rights to the film in a deal worth $1.5 million to $2 million, beating out other distributors including Focus Features and The Weinstein Company. The film subsequently won the Alfred P. Sloan Prize for "focusing on science or technology as a theme, or depicting a scientist, engineer or mathematician as a major character".
Fox Searchlight will distribute Another Earth in the United States, Canada, and other English-speaking territories. The film will have a limited release in the United States and Canada on July 22, 2011. It will expand to a wide release in ensuing months.