• 2013
  • US / UK
  • 1h 30min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
  • Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Eric Michels
  • UK release: 8 November 2013

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

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With the Oscars and BAFTAs taking place this month, we’re dedicating a season of film to the highlight of every film lover’s calendar. Scooping last year’s award for ‘Best Director’, Gravity follows a medical engineer and an astronaut as they work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.

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8 Oct 20134 stars

An expertly performed human drama contained within a technically flawless space age blockbuster

Few directors have mastered the art of using 3D in a way that enhances and deepens the human story. Martin Scorsese in Hugo perhaps. James Cameron in Avatar without doubt. Alfonso Cuarón makes it look effortless in Gravity, sculpting exemplary sound…

Interview: Gravity director Alfonso Cuarón on the science of filmmaking

8 Oct 2013

The scientific research and development of new filming tech behind the sci-fi drama

Seven years since Alfonso Cuarón’s last film, Children of Men, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Mexican filmmaker had dropped off the face of the Earth. Which, in a way, he did. His latest film is Gravity, a mesmerising space drama that makes…

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