Per Selection, “Voyagers” can be set in 1977, when Carl Sagan first met Ann Druyan, and whereas he was nonetheless married to his second spouse Lynn Salzman. Salzman was one of many authors of the Voyager Golden Document, an audio disc, truly product of gold, that was despatched into area on a SETI mission. The disc contained music, language samples, and a variety of common details about humanity that, the authors felt, can be helpful to any extraterrestrials which may discover it. Druyan, on the identical time, was head of the Voyager Interstellar Message Venture, and in addition helped produce the information. Sagan chosen the contents of the report. The movie can be introduced as a love story.
Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio, who’s directing “Voyagers,” was one of many many children who noticed “Cosmos” when it was initially broadcast, and he discovered it to be a salve from the trials of Augusto Pinochet’s regime on the time. In Selection, he was quoted as saying:
“As a nine-year-old boy rising up throughout Chile’s dictatorship, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan’s TV collection ‘Cosmos’ had a profound impression on me, igniting my fascination with life’s largest questions and mysteries. […] It’s a dream to make a film concerning the Golden Document and, inside it, the inspiring love story between Carl and Ann. I am thrilled that Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones can be on the middle of this epic romance set towards the infinite backdrop of area and time.”