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Neon, Double Agent & Film4 Partner On Genre-Bending Doc ‘2073’ From Oscar Winner Asif Kapadia

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Neon, Double Agent and Film4 are partnering to co-finance and exec produce 2073, a new documentary from Academy Award and BAFTA-winning director Asif Kapadia (Amy).2073 is billed as a genre-bending thriller set in a dystopian future, which will tackle some of the biggest challenges imperiling our future.

The project is inspired by Chris Marker’s iconic 1962 featurette La Jetée — about a time traveler who risks his life to change the course of history and save the future of humanity — which previously served as the basis for Terry Gilliam’s sci-fi pic 12 Monkeys, with Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt.Kapadia and George Chignell are producing.

Davis Guggenheim, Nicole Stott and Jonathan Silberberg will exec produce on behalf of Concordia Studio, alongside Riz Ahmed’s Left Handed Films.Said Kapadia: “I want to make an epic about the state of the world, using elements of science fiction as a lens through which to examine the huge questions we are facing as a species, and hopefully find solutions, before it’s too late.”“We bet on filmmakers, and Asif is among the very best out there,” remarked Double Agent President, Dana O’Keefe. “His track record really speaks for itself as he consistently delivers unparalleled storytelling, so this is a truly formidable team between NEON, Film4, Concordia, and Left Handed.

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