It tries to piece together scrambled memories and searches through onboard contents for clues -- its worst fear:
What if it's a time-capsule, the last remains of a dead world?
Without any certainty, it's going to have to make a decision that could change everything -- or be a disastrous mistake.
Letter to a Young Planet raises big questions and shatters expectations of the genre -- probably closer to the Bhagavad Gita than, say, Alien. It explores a unique kind of existential terror, and, strangely, a divine optimism.
There aren't going to be any spoilers here. This film is something a person needs to experience for themselves.