PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
A balloon pilot and a scientist find themselves in a fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon in the 1860s.
Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne previously starred together in The Theory of Everything (2014). They are good friends in real life
Newton said that we build too many walls...
Amelia Wren: I don't want to hear it from Newton. I want to hear from you.
James Glaisher: All my life I've found comfort in science. It helps give meaning to the many things we can't control. It brings a degree of order to the chaos ...
Several characters address Amelia as Miss Wren which is her maiden name. No gentleman would do this especially in Victorian times. Amelia is a widow and should therefore be addressed by her late husband's name as Mrs. Rennes.
During the opening credits, many of the Os in people's names slowly rise, as if symbolizing a balloon elevating.
English, French, Latin