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Aloft

2014 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

Drama

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  • Jini Score
    18%
  • Critics Score
    48%
  • Rating
    5.3/10
  • Box Office
    $ 0 Million
  • Jini Score
    18%
  • Critics Score
    48%
  • Rating
    5.3/10
  • Box Office
    $ 0 Million
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As we follow a mother (Jennifer Connelly) and her son (Cillian Murphy), we delve into a past marred by an accident that tears them apart. She will become a renowned artist and healer, and he will grow into his own as a peculiar falconer who bears the marks of a double absence. In the present, a young journalist (Mélanie Laurent) will bring about an encounter between the two that puts the very meaning of life and art into question, so that we may contemplate the possibility of living life to its fullest, despite the uncertainties littering our paths. Written by Sony Pictures Classics Aloft is a 2014 English-language Drama film starring Jennifer Connelly, Cillian Murphy, M Lanie Laurent, Mélanie Laurent, William Shimell, Peter Mcrobbie and Dennis Scullard. Wanda Visi n S.A. in association with Arcadia Motion Pictures , Buffalo Gal Pictures and Noodles Production. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Ibon Cormenzana, Phyllis Laing and Jos Mar A Morales. The film is written and directed by Claudia Llosa. Sony Pictures Classics acquired the distribution rights for the movie. Aloft was released on 25th September 2014 in English and French languages and takes a screen time of 116 minutes. The film made a box office gross of $0 million. Cinematography was done by Nicolas Bolduc and editing by Guillermo de la Cal. The music was composed by Michael Brook.

Aloft Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 1.9/5

38%

Positive Review Rating : 31%

31%
  • Paste Magazine

    Its more a sensual experience than a narrative, and while the dystopian prophecy boasts a concrete plot or two Llosa has loftier ambitions. ( Read More )
  • Ivan (Cillian Murphy) grows up to be a brooding falconer with a volatile temper, though we dont know exactly what hes mad about for at least an hour. ( Read More )
  • Rogers Movie Nation

    But the mystery isnt that mysterious, and the fiction here is more mundane than scientific or fantastical. ( Read More )
  • News Review

    Its turgid, inert, pretentious claptrap, so incoherent that youll learn more from the studios synopsis on IMDb than from actually seeing it. ( Read More )
  • The Wrap

    Adrift is a more fitting title for this unmoored and glacially paced star vehicle, which prizes exasperating inscrutability over effective storytelling. ( Read More )
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Awards for Aloft
  • Berlin International Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Málaga Spanish Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS