Interstellar

imageScience fiction blockbuster Interstellar is released on DVD on Monday 30 March.Directed by Christopher Nolan it stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine. It was written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan, who combined his idea with a script developed by his brother in 2007. Theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, whose works inspired the film, also acted as both an executive producer and a scientific consultant for the film.

It takes place In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by drought, famine and extreme changes in climate. With humanity facing extinction, a mysterious rip in the space-time continuum is discovered, giving mankind the opportunity to widen their lifespan. This wormhole can theoretically connect widely separated regions of space-time making it possible to transcend the normal limitations on human space travel and travel the vast distances involved on an interstellar voyage.

So a group of explorers and scientists unite to embark on a voyage aboard the spaceship Endurance, travelling beyond our solar system in search of a planet that can sustain life. Among the crew of the Endurance is a widowed engineer, Cooper (McConaughey), who has left his two children behind to join the voyage. In their quest to save humanity from an environmentally devastated Earth the crew of the Endurance must find a new habitable planet in another galaxy and are required to think bigger and go further than any human in history as they embark on an interstellar voyage, into the unknown…

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