The Martian

RIDLEY SCOTT, DIRECTOR

Sloan Grant Won: 
2015, Science in Cinema Prize, San Francisco Film Society

Project Type: Feature
Genre: Action/Adventure
Length: 143 minutes
Field of Science: Space Science
Stage: Distribution

Synopsis

When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney, presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. Meanwhile, back on Earth, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring him home, while his crew mates hatch their own plan for a daring rescue mission.

Bio

Sir Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science-fiction horror film Alien (1979), his best known works include the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film Blade Runner (1982), historical drama and Best Picture Oscar winner Gladiator (2000), and science fiction film The Martian (2015).

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