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Aniara

  • Release Date: May 17, 2019 (limited)
  • Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

  • Writer(s): Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja
  • Studio: Mongrel Media
  • Length: 1h 46m
  • Official Site: aniarafilm.com

Synopsis

Aniara, one of many ships carrying settlers from a ruined Earth to a new home on Mars, is knocked off course by an asteroid. The state-of the art spaceship resembles a mall, with shops, pool, spa, arcades and 21 restaurants to keep everyone entertained and happy during the 23-day trip.

However, when it's forced off course, the passengers come to understand that they are being taken on a trip to nowhere. Eventually left with only algae to eat on their endless trip, which turns into one year, then two, then three, their lives devolve into chaos.

Based on a poem by Swedish Nobel Prize winning writer Harry Martinson.

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