Anya Reviews

December 16, 2019
An excellent effort by director and scriptwriter team Jacob Akira Okada and Carylanna Taylor. [Full review in Spanish]
December 6, 2019
An excellent first effort into narrative storytelling for Okada and Taylor.
November 30, 2019
I was consistently brought back by the chemistry between Libby and Marco, the fascinating concept at the heart of the film, and the ambivalent critique of anthropology and ethnography that went alongside it.
November 26, 2019
There isn't much about Anya that's predictable. It's a love story, family drama, and science experiment all rolled into one.
November 25, 2019
Its love story apparently may have been inspired by some actual genetics discoveries. I promise you'll be intrigued for most of its 80 minutes.
November 25, 2019
Anya is a less than perfect film, but attempts to answer a few intriguing questions, making it worth watching.
November 20, 2019
This love story packs an emotional punch with the help of science.
November 20, 2019
A film for our time.
November 19, 2019
Anya is a smart little film which will leave you wondering what surprises might still be in store for us in the real world.
November 15, 2019
A quirky movie full of surprises. Good cast and Motell Gyn Foster is outstanding as the "evolutionary geneticist." Worth looking up.
November 14, 2019
The personal drama of a strange people with entrenched customs may be more interesting than the sometimes confusing science but Anya ambitiously tries to balance both, and mostly succeeds.
November 4, 2019
Anya may be small in budget, but it is big in humanity, intelligence and emotional impact
November 1, 2019
Science fiction with an emphasis on the science