Synopsis by Clare Perez-Izaguirre Lopez
This Swedish film, directed by Pella Kågerman and Hugo Lilja, is based on a 1956 sci-fi poem by Harry Martinson of the same name. It details life for the human inhabitants on the spaceship Aniara as it travels from a close-to uninhabitable earth to its new colonial destination of Mars. However, soon after take off, the spaceship collides with space shrapnel and is sent off course. With the uncertainty of their arrival and supplies running out, a Virtual Reality room run by Mimaroben (Emelie Jonsson) built for passengers to experience memories of earth is overrun by demand.
earth, Mars, space-travel