THE AERONAUTS
Feature Narrative | 101 minutes

HIFF 2019

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This film played at HIFF 2019
on 10/13/2019 and 10/14/2019
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Directed By
Tom Harper

Produced By
Todd Lieberman
David Hoberman
Tom Harper

Written By
Jack Thorne

Featuring
Eddie Redmayne
Felicity Jones
Tom Courtenay
Himesh Patel


Presented by



East Coast Premiere

2019 | English | UK

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.