• 2007
  • UK
  • 1h 42min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Danny Boyle
  • Written by: Alex Garland
  • Cast: Cillian Murphy, Chris Evans, Rose Byrne, Michelle Yeoh, Cliff Curtis, Troy Garity, Hiroyuki Sanada, Benedict Wong, Chipo Chung, Mark Strong
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A tiny crew aboard the Icarus II spaceship attempt to save the frozen Earth and its inhabitants from extinction by blowing up the sun. A retina-ravishing, mind-bending sci-fi epic, scripted by Alex Garland, with a mythic quality rarely found in parochial British cinema.

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In an effort to save Earth, a crew ventures into space with a device that could revive the dying sun. However, a series of misfortunes throws the mission into chaos. Danny Boyle’s drama stars Cillian Murphy and Rose Byrne.

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26 Mar 20074 stars

(15) 107min

Trainspotting director Danny Boyle enters a whole new dimension with this retina-ravishing, mind-bending sci-fi epic. Scripted, like 28 Days Later … by Alex Garland, it blends the intimate intensity of an ensemble drama with grand images and topical…

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