Interstellar Background

Interstellar Background

Interstellar is Christopher Nolan's first movie after finishing directing the Batman films with Christian Bale. The narrative for this film was written by Christopher Nolan himself and his brother Jonathan Nolan.

Interstellar tells the story of Cooper, an ex-science engineer and pilot, who lives in his farming land with his daughter Murph and his son Tom. As devastating sandstorms ravage Earth's crops, the people of Earth realize that their terrestrial existence is coming to an end. After entering a NASA base, Cooper is asked to go on a mission with other scientists into a wormhole. He possesses considerable scientific knowledge and knows how to pilot the spacecraft, unlike the other members. Thus, Cooper must decide to either stay on Earth, or risk never seeing his children again in order to save the human race by finding another planet to live in.

The film premiered on November 5, 2014. It starred Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine. Overall, Nolan's film was praised for its screenplay, acting, score, and innovative space thematic.

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