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2021 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Mike Cahill’s Bliss

2021 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Mike Cahill’s Bliss

Providing Sundance with slices of sci-fi theories in a pair of editions with Another Earth in 2011 and I Origins in 2014, auteur Mike Cahill had the opportunity to work on a larger canvas for his third outing. Working with the likes of Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson back in June of 2019 for a production that took place in Croatia, Bliss is a property of Amazon Studios. In-between features, Cahill worked on a quartet of television series. On this project he worked with cinematographer Markus Förderer.

Gist: This is about a recently-divorced guy falls for an enchanting woman’s theory that they live in a harsh, alternative world simulation inside of a beautiful, blissful reality.

Production Co./Producers: Endgame Entertainment’s James D. Stern.

2020 American Film Festival in Poland

Prediction: PREMIERES

U.S. Distributor: Amazon Studios.

2020 American Film Festival in Poland

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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