‘Another Earth’ to Open Raindance Film Festival in U.K.

Mike Cahill’s Sundance entry stars Brit Marling and William Mapother.


LONDON – This year’s Raindance Film Festival in the British capital will open with Another Earth, directed by Mike Cahill and starring Brit Marling alongside William Mapother.

Cahill’s sci-fi drama, which unspooled earlier this year during Sundance FIlm Festival, details the story of an astrophysics student and composer whose worlds collide on the same night a duplicate planet earth is found in the solar system.

The movie opens the British festival which aims to focus on discoveries, innovation and indie filmmaking.

Organizers said this year’s event will feature over 80 U.K. premieres including more than 30 international premieres from over 25 countries.

The festival runs September 28 through October 9 in central London.