About

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them...

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Directed by

Alfonso Cuarón

Written by

Alfonso Cuarón (Writer)
Jonás Cuarón (Writer)

Runtime

91 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Don't Let Go

Cast

Keywords

space mission space space station loss astronaut trapped in space

Photos

Lists

#159 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#50 on The 50 best films of the decade so far The Dissolve

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#59 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

Oscar for Best Achievement in Film Editing Alfonso Cuarón

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Editing Glenn Freemantle

Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects Neil Corbould