The existential, heartbreaking and artfully prescient film, After Yang, arrives on Blu-ray and Digital and DVD June 21 from Lionsgate.
The sci-fi film, based on the short story “Saying Goodbye to Yang,” follows a disconnected family after their A.I. helper unexpectedly breaks down. Based on the short story “Saying Goodbye to Yang” by Alexander Weinstein, and written and directed by Kogonada (Columbus).
When his young daughter’s beloved companion—an android named Yang—malfunctions, Jake (Colin Farrell) searches for a way to repair him. In the process, Jake discovers the life that has been passing in front of him, reconnecting with his wife (Jodie Turner-Smith) and daughter across a distance he didn’t know was there.
“The End Is a Beginning: After Yang” Featurette