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When Sophie (Miranda July) and Jason (Hamish Linklater) decide to adopt a stray cat, their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves. -- (C) Official Site
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

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"Not a crowd-pleaser by any measure, but a mature, bold and recklessly inquisitive film, however unpleasant it is to consume in the moment."
‑ David Jenkins, Time Out
"What a strange, trippy, touching movie The Future is."
‑ Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post
"Parece apenas interessado em lançar o meme dos "Lolcatz" como gênero cinematográfico."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Nobody but July could have made a film so defiantly insufferable."
‑ Alistair Harkness, Scotsman
"Many viewers, especially her detractors, can't see the forest for the twee in July's films. That's certainly true of "The Future" - but burrow down past the creepy-cutesy touches, and you find a film that's painfully real."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Miranda July may be a bit too weird for her own good. On the other hand, it is a glorious weird."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"July is a provocative and honorably independent filmmaker, but given the meager rewards of investing our time, "The Future" wasn't worth the wait."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Miranda July takes the twee and cute thing WAY too far this time"
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"July's new film isn't as witty or touching as her debut but she still manages in her off-kilter way to say something original about her characters' hopes and fears and illusions... but viewers with an aversion for whimsy should probably steer well clear."
‑ Jason Best, Movie Talk
"You end up feeling sorry for the cat but not for Sophie and Jason, who seem unable to deal with life, love or, in fact, anything."
‑ Derek Malcolm, This is London
"Provides plenty of material for July junkies as well as July detractors."
‑ John Hartl, Seattle Times
"At times - not all the time, just enough to notice - July gets it backward."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"This strange film reminds me of some stories by Franz Kafka, such as 'The Trial.' It is a story which makes no sense when viewed objectively, but hangs together well enough as a subjective experience."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"It's parodic Sundance independent cinema - pure, aimless, triple-brewed whimsy."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"July's film-making is a taste I have yet fully to acquire, but she has a distinctive vision, a style, placed before you on a take-it-or-leave-it basis. I took it."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
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