Following up his excellent time-travel drama Timecrimes, everyone will finally be able to see the next film from Nacho Vigalondo. Extraterrestrial is a science-fiction film of sorts, but the kind you won’t find in your local multiplex. Favoring characters, this film is much more about relationships. While the ending is muddled and unsatisfying, but the journey is a fun one and one can read my TIFF review here.

Focus has now announced a VOD premiere this summer, along with a limited release backed by the newfangled Tugg system, where one can demand a screening in their hometown. We’ve also got a new trailer and poster, with the former selling it like some sort of sitcom. Check it out below via Apple for the film starring Julian Villagran, Michelle Jenner, Raul Cimas, Carlos Areces and Miguel Noguera.


From Focus Features, the premiere global brand in original and daring cinema, comes FOCUS WORLD. Charged with finding the most exciting voices in international and independent film, Focus World is proud to present EXTRATERRESTRIAL, the sexy and hilarious new sci-fi comedy from director Nacho Vigalondo (TIMECRIMES).

When Julio wakes up in a strange apartment after a night of partying, he’s pleasantly surprised to discover it belongs to a beautiful one-night-stand he can’t remember – Julia. What’s already an awkward situation is made even more so when they discover a giant flying saucer hovering above the city, which is now deserted. Now Julio must contend with a jealous ex-boyfriend, an eccentric neighbor – and very possibly the end of the world!

Extraterrestrial arrives on VOD and limited theaters beginning on June 15th.

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