The Last Mimzy

Director: Robert Shaye
Screenwriters: Bruce Joel Rubin

Institute History

  • 2007 Sundance Film Festival


The Last Mimzy marks Robert Shaye's return to filmmaking (he hasn't left his other gig as the head of New Line Cinema). It is a welcome return because he has fashioned an intelligent and imaginative odyssey that speaks to adults as well as children and should delight audiences of all kinds. Based on an acclaimed sci-fi story, The Last Mimzy tells of two children who discover a mysterious box that contains "toys" that turn out to be devices with such fantastic power that they can alter the course of civilization. Transcending the pedestrian limits of the genre, Shaye has constructed a special treat that speaks to the sense of wonderment we all share about the universe.

Screening Details

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