Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.
“Ad Astra” is a science fiction film that was released in 2019. It was directed by James Gray and starred Brad Pitt in the lead role. The movie takes place in the near future and follows the story of Roy McBride, an astronaut who is sent on a mission to find his missing father, who went on a space mission 30 years ago to find extraterrestrial life and never returned.
The film is a character study of McBride as he navigates his way through various challenges and obstacles on his journey to the outer reaches of the solar system. Along the way, he confronts his own emotional baggage and comes to understand the consequences of his father’s actions.
The movie received critical acclaim for its stunning visuals, thought-provoking themes, and strong performance by Brad Pitt. It was praised for its realistic portrayal of space travel and exploration, as well as its exploration of the human condition and the search for meaning in life.