The Aeronauts

Cinema: Cinema: The Aeronauts

Director: Tom Harper; Starring: Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Himesh Patel; Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography; Age: 12+; Time: 100 minutes

Set in 1862, The Aeronauts follows wealthy young widow Amelia Wren and headstrong scientist James Glaisher, as they mount a balloon expedition to fly higher than anyone in history.

This is a journey to the very edge of existence, where the air is thin and the chances of survival are slim.

As their perilous ascent reveals their true selves, this unlikely pair discover things about each other – and themselves – that helps each of them find their place in the world they have left behind.