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Mike Cahill, Brit Marling and Michael Pitt on science of 'I Origins'
Mike Cahill, Brit Marling and Michael Pitt on science of 'I Origins'

“I guess you can call the movie sci-comma-fi as opposed to sci-dash-fi,” writer-director Mike Cahill said of his new film, “I Origins,” which continues his exploration of science as an engine for emotional storytelling. Building from ideas involving iris biometrics – eyes as a unique identifier – Cahill’s new film exists at the intersection of the headier (some might say trippier) aspects of modern science with all-too-human issues of identity, spirituality and love. In the film, Dr. Ian Gray (Michael Pitt) is a scientist determined to give sightless worms the ability to see, jump-starting the process of evolution and thereby disproving the...

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