R | | Drama, Sci-Fi
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Olga Kurylenko was considered to play the lead role.
Michael: Yeah, you're good. You can back up a little more, if you want. I think you need the... I think you need that extra...
Justine: I don't think he can hear you.
Michael: Sir. Sir, can you hear me up there?
Michael: Do you copy, sailor? He's in a different county, I think ...
The speed at which Melancholia is said to recede from the earth is incredibly slow (but necessary for it to make a U-turn). At such speed, it shouldn't have enough kinetic energy to clear the orbit of Mars, and will have been a constant feature of our solar system, easily spotted in the sky since forever.
$257,174 13 November 2011