After Yang: Sci-Fi Written, Directed, Edited by Kogonada (Cannes Film Fest 2021)

After Yang is a sci-fi film written, directed and edited by Kogonada.

Producer Theresa Park had acquired screen rights to “Saying Goodbye to Yang,” a short story written by Alexander Weinstein.

It stars Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Justin H. Min.

It will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Fest, in the Certain Regard series, in July 2021.

Premise
In a world where robotic children are purchased as live-in babysitters, a father and daughter attempt to save the life of their robotic family member, Yang, who has become unresponsive.

Cast
Colin Farrell as Jake
Jodie Turner-Smith as Kyra
Justin H. Min as Yang
Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja as Mika
Haley Lu Richardson as Ada
Sarita Choudhury as Cleo
Clifton Collins Jr. as George
Brett Dier as Aaron