A team of international astronauts is sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.
“Sunshine” is a 2007 science fiction thriller film directed by Danny Boyle and written by Alex Garland. The film is set in the year 2057 and follows the crew of the spacecraft Icarus II on a mission to reignite the dying sun with a massive nuclear bomb.
The film stars Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Troy Garity, Hiroyuki Sanada, Benedict Wong, and Michelle Yeoh. The cast members play various scientists and astronauts who must overcome numerous challenges and obstacles as they get closer to their goal.
“Sunshine” received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised the film’s visuals, score, and performances. However, some critics criticized the film’s third act for deviating from the rest of the story. Despite mixed box office results, “Sunshine” has since gained a cult following among science fiction fans.