Lucy in the Sky

Lucy in the Sky
  • 2019
  • US
  • 2h 4min
  • Directed by: Noah Hawley
  • Cast: Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Dan Stevens, Zazie Beetz
  • UK release: 6 December 2019

Lucy (Portman) is an astronaut back from her first space mission, who soon starts to be attracted to fellow astronaut and recently divorced dad Mark (Hamm). It soon goes into Fatal Attraction territory, and while Portman’s commitment is reminiscent of a young Jodie Foster, the film is more style than substance.

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Natalie Portman admits Lucy in the Sky costume was 'really complicated'

27 Sep 2019

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Natalie Portman was "shocked" by how complicated her 'Lucy in the Sky' costume was. The 38-year-old actress plays astronaut Lucy Cola returning to Earth following a lengthy mission where she begins an affair with a fellow astronaut Mark Goodwin (Jon…

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TIFF 2019: Stylistic devices distract from Natalie Portman's committed performance in Noah Hawley's cinematic debut

How is it possible to return to normality when you have gazed on the vast wonder of the universe? In Lucy in the Sky, astronaut Lucy Cola (Natalie Portman) has returned home from her first space mission. She is physically fit, mentally strong and hungry…

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10 Aug 2019

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Natalie Portman would feel "weird" playing a parent in a movie. The 38-year-old star – who has Aleph, eight, and two-year-old Amalia with husband Benjamin Millepied – has deliberately taken on roles such as a singer in 'Vox Lux' and an astronaut in…

Natalie Portman's Lucy in the Sky gets release date

9 Aug 2019

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Natalie Portman's 'Lucy in the Sky' is set for release in October. The forthcoming Fox Searchlight movie is set to hit cinemas on October 4, 2020, the same day as fellow Fox picture 'The Woman in the Window' which is preparing to move after Disney…

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