The Future (2011)

  • 2011
  • Women Make Film
  • 1h 31m

Miranda July reinforces her distinctive cinematic voice in her sophomore feature about a 30-something couple at a crossroads after deciding to adopt a cat.

The lives of 30-something couple Jason (Hamish Linklater) and Sophie (Miranda July) are on an (un)easy cruise control when they decide to adopt a wounded cat Paw-Paw (playfully voiced by July). The adoption process is delayed and in this discreet window of time (thirty days), Jason and Sophie are plunged into a seemingly new world full of action, doubt, contemplation and reckless abandon.

In her follow-up to 2005’s Me and You and Everyone We Know, Miranda July delivers a film brimming with absurdity, abstraction and revelation. The film made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011 and screened in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Director

Miranda July

Language

English

Countries

France, Germany, USA, UK

Studio

Madman Entertainment

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