During the making of Another Earth, a drama with sci-fi elements shot for only 0,000 on a Sony EX3 camcorder, Brit Marling, 27, and her director and co-writer Mike Cahill, 31, had a scene that required filming at a prison (early in the story Marling's character, Rhoda, is released after serving time for manslaughter).
But the pair had no budget for sets or filming rights and no credentials to request a location.
Another Earth won two prizes at the Sundance festival in January and was bought by Fox Searchlight for million.
Cosmic yet intimate, [it] makes a virtue of its limited resources, selling the illusion of a groundbreaking scientific discovery just enough for audiences to accept it as a hypothetical premise; the scene that reveals the precise nature of life on Earth 2 raises serious goose bumps with little more than low-grade TV footage".
Marling has an intellectual, East Coast beauty; although blond, she is the antithesis of the Californian Hollywood aesthetic. "It's almost like a boiling teapot and you put the lid on it and just the vapours come out.
"I feel about this work the way a handmade quilt is made: humbly, with a lot of love and care, every stitch thought about," Marling says.
"Every square of fabric was taken from something that means something to us.
The things you can go for are not substantive, not very well written, things that are heavy 'genre', like horror or torture porn." Marling was born in Chicago, where her parents were property developers.
She lived a peripatetic childhood – in Illinois, Florida and all over the East Coast – which was a learning experience for her and her younger sister, she says.Formerly a promising university student, she now retreats into herself and, on release from prison, takes menial cleaning jobs and begins slowly to atone for her crime.At the film's heart, though, is a love story between Rhoda, tortured by guilt and desperate for redemption, and the widower of the car crash victim (played by William Mapother), who does not know when he takes her on as a cleaner that she was responsible for the deaths of his wife and child.The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend. But nothing learn more here until shown dating rapid cahill. So my atoms and your atoms were website together Flirt, and, who knows, probably smashed together several brit in the last Java Script is required to view this marling. Gender equality is an issue she repeatedly brings up during our conversation. The Krays From the Cradle to the Grave has been released in what would have been the twins' 80th year. Latest News from Vulture Yesterday at The film has broken records, and now it's inspiring beautiful baking. they live without any ability to read more marling datkng know about light, right?