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American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
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In 1862, pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) teams up with daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Rennes (Felicity Jones) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world, they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.
The hot air balloon was actually launched from Wolverhampton in the midlands not london as depicted in the film. This was due to a fear that if they launched in london they could go off course and land in the river. See more »
I did not have high expectations about the film. I definitely was not a fan of Jones before this, therefore I was not too happy to find out she was going to be a main character. Also, a film about two people on a hot air balloon? As much of a balloon lover, I definitely was not expecting such a gripping film.
Despite most of it being set on the balloon itself, and in spite of the plot not being particularly intricate, the Aeronauts will definitely keep your attention for the entire duration of the film, with unexpected turns and some truly captivating scenes.
Jones's acting is superb and she is the true star of the film. Redmayne does not disappoint, as usual, although I would have expected more from his character.
Special credits also to the make-up artists.
Although undoubtedly improbable for the time, to have a woman on a challenge to reach the highest point ever reached by humans, it is really a good film.
A good sound system will make it justice, but please try watching it at the cinema if you can, for a more memorable experience!
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