Director: Mali Elfman. With: Katie Parker, Rahul Kohli, Karen Gillan, Rose McIver. USA 2022. 103 mins.
The widespread acceptance of ghosts has led to ‘Life Beyond’, a radical scientific study based in San Francisco through which volunteers can commit pain-free suicide. After all, what’s left to fear about the afterlife? In New York City, two ready-to-die strangers randomly end up sharing a rental car for a cross-country trip to their respective appointments. Initial friction leads to an emotional connection as their dates with death loom in. Writer Mail Elfman’s funny and warm-hearted science fiction directing debut featuring standout performances from Katie (DOCTOR SLEEP) Parker and Rahul (MIDNIGHT MASS) Kohli.