Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne are about to take to the skies in a new film about the death-defying hot air balloon flight taken by a meteorologist and the only pilot that would help him, to float higher into the atmosphere than anyone ever had before. It’s a simple premise, but a harrowing story that gives us an opportunity for potentially excellent performances from both Jones and Redmayne.

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history.While breaking records and furthering scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them.But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival. » In theaters December 6th and available on Prime Video December 20th

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