Opening Film | 124 min | 2019


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About the Film

Astronaut Roy McBride, portrayed by Brad Pitt, travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father, a renegade scientist who poses a threat to humanity. On his journey, McBride unravels a mystery that jeopardizes the survival of the entire planet. He discovers secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos. Ad Astra will have its world premiere at the 76th Venice Film Festival.

Film Info

Section Opening Film
Year 2019
Length 124 min
Language English, Japanese, Russian, with English Subtitles
Country United States, Brazil, China

Film Credits

Director James Gray
Screenplay James Gray, Ethan Gross
Cinematography Hoyte Van Hoytema
Music Max Richter
Editing John Axelrad, Lee Haugen
Producer Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, James Gray, Anthony Katagas, Rodrigo Teixeira, Arnon Milchan
Production Company  New Regency Pictures, 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, Bona Film Group, Keep Your Head, MadRiver Pictures, Plan B Entertainment, RT Features
Sound Design
Sound Douglas Murray, Gary Rydstrom
Cast Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland

Film Contacts

Directed by: James Gray