First trailer for Philip K. Dick's Radio Free Albemuth with Alanis Morissette

You've read 10 Philip K. Dick stories that Hollywood hasn't made into a film yet. But here's one ultra-weird Dick adaptation that is happening — behold the trailer for Radio Free Albemuth!

The film version is directed by John Alan Simon and has a very strange, "Hey I remember them," cast — including one Alanis Morissette. This is a supremely complicated story, so we're going to let the synopsis do the explaining:

Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where he becomes a successful music company executive. With the help of best friend, science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick himself (Shea Whigam) and a mysterious woman named Silvia (Alanis Morissette), Nick finds himself drawn into a dangerous political-mystical conspiracy of cosmic proportions. The story is set in an alternate reality America circa 1985 under the authoritarian control of President Fremont, a Nixon-like clone (Scott Wilson).


Still not completely certain how this is going to turn out, Quiet Earth called the work print they screened last year "thoughtful." Here's hoping! And here is our review from Cyriaque Lamar.

Radio Free Albemuth's Facebook via Quiet Earth

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Did that guy just ask Alanis if she believes in God?