The Man from Earth

Directed by R.D. Braunstein
2007    87m    Not Rated
"The Man from Earth" is a 2007 science fiction psychological thriller. The setting is modern day, and the focus is on John Oldman, a professor who is organizing a farewell party as he retires. At this event, John astonishes his peers by claiming he is over 14,000 years old. His revelation triggers intense discussions among his colleagues, who attempt to uncover the truths of his long life and the consequences it may hold. This film sets itself apart by minimizing physical action and instead building its core on dialogue and discussions. It features a notable cast, including Cillian Murphy, Chris Evans, Rose Byrne, Michelle Yeoh, Cliff Curtis, Troy Garity, Hiroyuki Sanada, Benedict Wong, Chipo Chung, and Mark Strong. Directed by Danny Boyle and written by Alex Garland, this film offers a narrative that prompts viewers to reconsider their ideas of time and existence. "The Man from Earth" provides a deeply engaging cinema experience that may influence viewers' thoughts on existence and time.
Cast of The Man from Earth
  • David Lee SmithJohn Oldman
  • Tony ToddDan
  • John BillingsleyHarry
  • Ellen CrawfordEdith
  • Annika PetersonSandy
  • Alexis ThorpeLinda Murphy
  • William KattArt
  • Richard RiehleDr. Will Gruber
  • Steven LittlesMoving Man #1
  • Chase SpragueMoving Man #2
  • Robbie BryanOfficer
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