2014, Brit Marling, Drama, I Origins, Michael Pitt, Movie, Science Fiction
Well, I’m back! Reincarnated, you might say. The robot is still hunting pretty things, and it has found one – a movie called I, Origins.
First, let me say, DO NOT go watch the trailer for this movie. It will show you every plot twist, every revelation, every everything that’s in the movie. I’m glad I did not see it before watching the movie, and I suggest you follow my lead.
I will give you a quick plot set-up. Ian (Michael Pitt) is a scientist who is obsessed with eyes. Along with his lab partner (Brit Marling), he is trying to disprove the idea that the human eye is too perfect to have developed via evolution. After meeting, and totally falling for, a mysterious woman (Astrid Bergès-Frisbey) at a party, he only has a picture of her eyes to remember her by. But, through a series of strange events, he meets her again. This sets him on a path of spiritual, and scientific, discovery that could change the world. Boom, no trailer needed!
It’s a very interesting story that seems to be seeking a balance between science and the supernatural. It has funny moments, sad moments, great characters, great acting, and a great soundtrack, not to mention it just has an overall lovely look and feel to it.
I will leave you with a little scene that I enjoy. It will give you an idea of the feel of the film:
Yea! You are back. I’ve never even heard of this movie. Guess I need to check it out now
Hopefully you can find it somewhere. It doesn’t seem to be on-demand anymore, and I don’t see it on netflix either.