The Alternate is a character-driven sci-fi set in the world where alternative realities collide. The most important theme of the movie is fear. Fear is the main driving force behind all character’s decisions. Whether it’s fear of unknown creatures that are entering our world, beings beyond our imagination or fear of losing loved ones.
Heart of the movie is reflection on Ellys emotions while going through her lose. After she lose her father, her sister is everything she has. All she wants to do is to protect her. She lives in fear, not enjoying moments that are given to her. That fear eventually leads her to negative ending.
Eventually, everyone will lose someone loved. That’s part of life. Elly in the end realizes, that it’s important to enjoy every single moment of life, show love and not spend living in fear.