THE FUTURE written and directed by Me and You and Everyone We Know’s Miranda July hits the silver screen tomorrow – November 4th! To celebrate the release of this purrrfectly formed love story between Sophie (Miranda July), Jason (Hamish Linklater) and Paw-paw (cat), we’re very pleased to make available three brand new clips! Stopping time has never been such fun…
We’re also thrilled to announce that Miranda will be conducing her first (and only) twinterview with the wonderful performance artist Paloma Faith! Keen an eye out for @Palomafaith and @Miranda_July in ‘conversation’ tomorrow at 5pm sharp.
As if that wasn’t enough, Miranda and Picturehouse have also developed a bespoke cultural calendar packed with interesting must-do’s in and around London, Edinburgh, York and Brighton. Get it on your Facebook page now! http://apps.facebook.com/the_future_calendar/
Sophie and Jason are strange the way all couples are strange when they’re alone. They live in a small LA apartment, have jobs they hate, and in one month they’ll adopt a stray cat named Paw Paw. Like a newborn baby, he’ll need around-the-clock care – he may die in six months, or it may take five years.
Despite their good intentions, Sophie and Jason are terrified of their looming loss of freedom. So with just one month left, they quit their jobs, and the Internet, to pursue their dreams – Sophie wants to create a dance, Jason wants simply to be guided by fate. But as the month slips away, Sophie becomes increasingly, humiliatingly paralyzed. In a moment of desperation, she calls a stranger, Marshall – a square, fifty-year-old man who lives in the Valley. In his suburban world she doesn’t have to be herself; as long as she stays there, she’ll never have to try (and fail) again.
Living in two terrifyingly vacant and different realities, Sophie and Jason must reunite with time, space and their own souls in order to come home.