Watch The Loneliest Planet Movie Online
Published 01 13, 2015
Year : 2011
Release date : 25 May 2012
Director : Julia Loktev,
Writers: Tom Bissell, Mikhail Lermontov, Julia Loktev,
Stars: Hani Furstenberg, Gael García Bernal, Bidzina Gujabidze, Tali Pitakhelauri, Tako Pitakhelauri,
Time: 113 min.
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The Loneliest Planet is a 2011 film written and directed by Julia Loktev, starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Hani Furstenberg, and Georgian actor Bidzina Gujabidze. The plot centers around a young couple who travel with a local guide through a twisted backpacking trip across the Georgian wilderness.
The film had its international premiere at the 2011 Locarno International Film Festival followed by its North American premiere at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.It then went on to be featured during theNew York Film Festival,the BFI London Film Festival,and the 2011 AFI Fest in Los Angeles, where it won the Grand Jury Prize.On March 24, 2012, The Loneliest Planet was awarded the top prize of "Lady Harimaguada de Oro" (The Golden Lady) at the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival, where actress Hani Furstenberg also won for Best Actress. On April 14, 2012 the film also won the Golden Tulip International Competition award at the 31st International Istanbul Film Festival.
On October 11, 2011, it was announced that Sundance Selects, a division of IFC Films, had acquired North American distribution rights.The film's theatrical release in the United States was on October 26, 2012.
The film is adapted from McSweeney's writer Tom Bissell's short story "Expensive Trips Nowhere," published in his collection God Lives in St. Petersburg.
An engaged couple's backpacking trip in the Caucasus Mountains is derailed by a single misstep that threatens to undo everything the pair believed about each other and about themselves...