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Lucy in the Sky (2019)

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Astronaut Lucy Cola returns to Earth after a transcendent experience during a mission to space, and begins to lose touch with reality in a world that now seems too small.

Director:

Noah Hawley

Writers:

Brian C. Brown (screenplay), Elliott DiGuiseppi (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalie Portman ... Lucy Cola
Jon Hamm ... Mark Goodwin
Zazie Beetz ... Erin Eccles
Dan Stevens ... Drew Cola
Pearl Amanda Dickson ... Blue Iris
Ellen Burstyn ... Nana Holbrook
Colman Domingo ... Frank Paxton
Jeremiah Birkett ... Hank Lynch
Jeffrey Donovan ... Jim Hunt
Tig Notaro ... Kate Mounier
Stella Edwards ... Chelsea
Arlo Mertz ... Emily
Tobias Schönleitner ... Miles Henckle
Diana DeLaCruz ... Dr. Addison
Cali DiCapo ... Elementary School Girl
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Storyline

In LUCY IN THE SKY, Natalie Portman plays Lucy Cola, a strong woman whose determination and drive as an astronaut take her to space, where she's deeply moved by the transcendent experience of seeing her life from afar. Back home as Lucy's world suddenly feels too small, her connection with reality slowly unravels. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Noah Hawley had previously worked with Jon Hamm and Dan Stevens on his television series, "Legion" (2017-2019); and with Nick Offerman and Jeffrey Donovan on season 2 of his other series, Fargo (2014). See more »

Goofs

In the swimming pool scene, once Lucy was upright and out of the pool the water in her helmet should be coming out as quickly as it leaked in. See more »

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Blue Iris: The Summer Day, by Mary Oliver. Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean - the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and forth instead of up and down - who is gazing around with her enormous and complicated eyes. Now she lifts her pale forearms and thoroughly washes her face. Now she snaps her wings open, and floats away. I don't know exactly what a ...
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Neon Prayer Flags
Written by Patricia Drew and Dwight Baker
Performed by The Wind and the Wave
Courtesy of The Wind and the Wave
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Very boring
22 December 2019 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

The plot is just boring and doesn't go anywhere. Lucy's life and experiences aren't interesting, and I have no interest in the plot at all. I don't see the point of this film. What a huge waste of Natalie and Jon.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | German | Latin

Release Date:

4 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pale Blue Dot See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,058, 6 October 2019

Gross USA:

$319,976

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$325,950
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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