Brit Marling co-wrote, produced, and stars in the upcoming film, Another Earth. Marling plays Rhoda Williams, a ambitious young student who has been accepted in MIT's astrophysics program. John Burroughs, played by William Mapother, is an accomplished composer who has reached a high point in his career and his life. As the world is discovering a new planet in the solar system, a duplicate earth, Rhoda and John's life becomes tragically and romantically intertwined.
While the film definitely has a foot in the sci-fi world, the preview focuses more on the complications behind John and Rhoda's relationship. A chance to go to Earth II brings up the theme of second chances and new possibilities. Another Earth will be released on July 22. Watch the trailer.