2019/ cert PG/ 100 mins/ action, adventure
Director: Tom Harper
Cast includes: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne reunite in this thrilling drama directed by Tom Harper (Wild Rose) and written by Jack Thorne (Wonder). Set in 1862 and inspired by true events, The Aeronauts follows wealthy young widow Amelia Wren (Jones) and headstrong scientist James Glaisher (Redmayne), as they mount a balloon expedition to fly higher than anyone in history. This is a journey to the very edge of existence, where the air is thin and the chances of survival are slim. As their perilous ascent reveals their true selves, this unlikely pair discover things about each other - and themselves - that helps each of them find their place in the world they have left behind.