"Lucy in the Sky" is a 2019 American drama film directed by Noah Hawley.
The starring cast includes Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Zazie Beetz, Dan Stevens, Colman Domingo, Ellen Burstyn, Pearl Amanda Dickson, Jeremiah Birkett, Joe Williamson, Tig Notaro and others.
SearchlightPictures on Monday, August 26, 2019 released the trailer:
LUCY IN THE SKY | Official Trailer | FOX Searchlight.
Astronaut Lucy Cola (Natalie Portman) is left awestruck from her first mission in outer space. Upon returning to Earth, she immediately feels disconnected from her normal life with her husband and niece. Although required to undergo NASA therapy and recommended to rest, Lucy begins pushing herself physically and mentally in order to return to space on the next available mission. During training, Lucy encounters a younger female astronaut named Erin (Zazie Beetz). Bored by and frustrated with her supportive husband, Lucy begins spending time with other astronauts who have been to space, eventually beginning an affair with one named Mark (Jon Hamm).
Determined to beat a record recently set by Erin, Lucy nearly drowns during an underwater test, but remains completely calm with her heartbeat actually growing calmer. Later it is discovered that Mark is also having an affair with Erin, leaving Lucy feeling increasingly isolated from her husband. Refusing to be beaten, Lucy pushes to escalate her affair and demands that Mark cease his relationship with Erin. Lucy's beloved grandmother dies of a stroke, an event that leaves Lucy deeply distressed and causing her husband to be increasingly concerned by her erratic behavior. Breaking down after the funeral, Lucy walks out on her husband, with her teenage niece in tow. She cries in a public restroom at a bowling alley and asks, "Is this as good as it gets?"
NASA administration confronts Lucy with her near drowning (as well as evidence that she has been blowing off therapy) and tells her she is being passed over for the role in the upcoming mission. Despite promises that she can qualify for the following mission in three years time, Lucy becomes furious and paranoid that she has been passed over for ulterior reasons. Breaking into Mark's computer, Lucy finds emails showing both that he has continued his affair with Erin, as well as correspondence from Mark urging NASA that Lucy be passed over. Her paranoia is confirmed when Lucy finds that Erin has been selected for the mission.
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The film Lucy in the Sky was scheduled to be released on September 11, 2019 (TIFF), on October 4, 2019 (United States), on December 6, 2019 (United Kingdom) and on March 18, 2020 (France) by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Canal+ Polska and HBO Max.
The duration of the film is 124 minutes. With a budget of $21.4 million, the film grossed over $325,950.
The film Lucy in the Sky is rated with "R" rating.
Lucy in the Sky got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 4.8/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 21/100.
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