17.11.2011 [Sky Movies] - Only the husband, music professor JohnBurroughs (William Mapother), lives. Can the fresh Earth offer Rhoda the chance of salvation or just pile on the misery? Newcomer Marling, who wrote the artful script with director Mike Cahill, have crafted an
In ANOTHER EARTH, Rhoda Williams (Brit Marling), a bright young woman accepted into MIT's astrophysics program, aspires to explore the cosmos. A brilliant composer, JohnBurroughs... - 04.24.2011, BlockbusterMovies
12.12.2011 [Midhurst and Petworth Today] - ... Marling) is destined for one of America's most revered scientific institutes until she is involved in a drink driving incident, killing the two passengers of the other car and putting the driver, JohnBurroughs (William Mapother), into a coma.
11.12.2011 [Sheffield Telegraph] - Driving home after a wild party she becomes distracted by the light in the night sky and crashes head-on into a car, killing a mother and child and leaving the father JohnBurroughs (William Mapother) in a coma. Four years later she emerges from jail
09.12.2011 [Evening Standard] - ... high school student Rhoda Williams is destined for one of America's most revered scientific institutes until she is involved in a drink driving incident, killing two passengers in another car and putting the driver, JohnBurroughs, into a coma.
08.12.2011 [Aylesbury Today] - On her release, guilt-stricken Rhoda tracks down her victim, who turns out to be a composer named JohnBurroughs (William Mapother) - and befriends him without revealing their connection. But 'Earth 2' holds out the astonishing possibility of another
"Goethe, as lately quoted by Matthew Arnold, said those who have science and art have religion; and added, let those who have not science and art have the popular faith; let them have this escape, because the others are closed to them. Without any hold upon the ideal, or any insight into the beauty and fitness of things, the people turn from the tedium and the grossness and prosiness of daily life, to look for the divine, the sacred, the saving, in the wonderful, the miraculous, and in that which baffles reason. The disciples of Jesus thought of the kingdom of heaven as some external condition of splendor and pomp and power which was to be ushered in by hosts of trumpeting angels, and the Son of man in great glory, riding upon the clouds, and not for one moment as the still small voice within them. To find the divine and the helpful in the mean and familiar, to find religion without the aid of any supernatural machinery, to see the spiritual, the eternal life in and through the life that now is--in short, to see the rude, prosy earth as a star in the heavens, like the rest, is indeed the lesson of all others the hardest to learn.