About the film
Release Date: Jun 15, 2021
Runtime: 60 mins
Director: Edson Oda
Actors: Tony Hale, Zazie Beetz, Winston Duke, Bill Skarsgård, Arianna Ortiz, Benedict Wong, David Rysdahl“A knockout piece of filmmaking.” - Brian Tallerico, Rogerebert.com
“Stunningly Crafted. A special, one-of-a-kind film that announces a significant talent.” - Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter.
Will (Winston Duke) spends his days in a remote outpost watching the live Point of View (POV) on TV's of people going about their lives, until one subject perishes, leaving a vacancy for a new life on earth. Soon, several candidates — unborn souls — arrive at Will's to undergo tests determining their fitness, facing oblivion when they are deemed unsuitable. But Will soon faces his own existential challenge in the form of free-spirited Emma (Zazie Beetz), a candidate who is not like the others, forcing him to turn within and reckon with his own tumultuous past. Fueled by unexpected power, he discovers a bold new path forward in his own life. Making his feature-film debut after a series of highly acclaimed and award-winning short films and music videos, Japanese Brazilian director Edson Oda delivers a heartfelt and meditative vision of human souls in limbo, aching to be born against unimaginable odds, yet hindered by forces beyond their will...