WHO’S IN IT?
Robert Pattinson (The Lost City of Z), Juliette Binoche (The English Patient), André Benjamin (Jimi: All Is By My Side), Mia Goth (A Cure For Wellness), Lars Eidinger (Personal Shopper), Agata Buzek (Hummingbird), Ewan Mitchell (Just Charlie), Jessie Ross (film debut), Scarlett Lindsey (film debut), Claire Tran (Lucy), Gloria Obianyo (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Claire Denis (35 Shots of Rum), director, writer; Geoff Cox (Evolution) and Jean-Pol Fargeau (I Can’t Sleep), writers; Laurence Clerc (Sieranevada), Oliver Dungey (Miss Julie), Christoph Friedel (Stratosphere Girl), D.J. Gugenheim (Vox Lux), Andrew Lauren (This Is Not a Robbery), Klaudia Smieja (Chemo), Claudia Steffen (Marija) and Olivier Théry-Lapiney (Bastards), producers; Stuart A. Staples (Let the Sunshine In), composer; Yorick Le Saux (Clouds of Sils Maria) and Tomasz Naumiuk (53 Wars), cinematographers; Guy Lecorne (White Material), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Monte (Pattinson) is among a group of criminals who are sent into space on a mission to help find a source of alternative energy. Against his will, he becomes a father to a baby girl, named Widow, via artificial insemination, but he soon grows to love the child as they live on the space station together…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Acclaimed French director Claire Denis’ English-language debut is a chilling and provocative slice of adult sci-fi drama, with an international cast including Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche on board to really give the material a real sense of emotion.