Questions tagged [aniara]

For questions about "Aniara", a 1956 Swedish science fiction poem written by Harry Martinson. It has been adapted for opera and more recently as a 2018 science fiction film co-produced with funding and crew from Sweden and Denmark. If asking about the film only, use with the [movie] tag.

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How fast did the Aniara travel?

In the final chapter of the film Aniara, she was Captain Chefone announced their cruising speed would be 64 km/s. Assuming this was the closest star in Lyra, how fast did she actually travel? (...
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What was the point of the 'Spear'?

Around halfway through the film, the ship encounters a 'spear', a long cylindrical object moving on a parallel trajectory to the Aniara, at a marginally higher speed. The captain and senior crew seem ...
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Was Aniara demonstrating panspermia?

The ending didn't seem to fit any of the sociological or scientific themes of Aniara. The name of the story itself implies despair, and it continually devolves in each act. However by the nature of ...
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Why were there no communications with Aniara?

Generally the attempts at hard science fiction in this film were very impressive, as were the sociological aspects. I honestly found it difficult to find plot holes. The realistic treatment of time ...