'Mr. Nobody': Sci-fi drama finally sees the light

05:00 AM, Aug 30, 2013

Jared Leto stars in 'Mr. Nobody.' Magnolia Pictures/


Written By by Whitney Matheson, USA TODAY

We’ve been hearing about Mr. Nobody for years, ever since it premiered at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.

At long last, the sci-fi drama from writer/director Jaco Van Dormael arrives on demand later this month, with a theatrical release shortly thereafter.

Jared Leto stars in the film as a 118-year-old man in the year 2092, when he’s the last mortal human on Earth. He recalls different versions of his life story; Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Rhys Ifans and Juno Temple are among the supporting cast members.

I’ve seen a couple versions of the trailer, but this one is my favorite so far. It does a good job explaining the plot of what appears to be quite an epic and non-linear story:

This one is narrated by Leto’s character and leaves a little more to the imagination:

Mr. Nobody arrives on iTunes and on demand Sept. 26 and opens in select theaters Nov. 1.