ANIARA Reviews

August 28, 2019
A cold, cruel, piercingly humane sci-fi parable that's both bang on the zeitgeist and yet also unnervingly original.
May 24, 2019
"Aniara" may be the coolest, costliest, most dystopian shaggy-dog story ever filmed.
May 17, 2019
It's a grim vision, sure. But it's a compelling one too, using the flash of a space opera to remind viewers that - whether on the ground or in the stars - we're stuck with each other.
May 16, 2019
The spaceship is an existential trap like in a J.G. Ballard novel, and the ending might not be entirely satisfying, but it's not a cheat.
May 16, 2019
Mostly, this is a movie that simulates the experience of losing the will to live, a daunting premise even for the bravest voyagers.
May 15, 2019
"Aniara" has an intriguing premise, and it's even fascinating at times, but despite an excellent production design, it never gets off the ground even as it speeds through the cosmos.
April 24, 2019
"Aniara" is at once grounded and philosophical, fantastical and banal.
September 8, 2018
Never establishes a coherent intellectual vantage point from which to contemplate the monumentality of the eternal void. It's a film that wants to be visionary but isn't.