Stowaway (2021 film), wiki, release Date, Cast, Trailer, and Storyline

Stowaway

Stowaway (2021 film)

Stowaway is a science-fiction thriller film directed by Joe Penna and written by Joe Penna and Ryan Morrison. Anna Kendrick, Daniel Dae Kim, Shamier Anderson, and Toni Collette feature in the picture. On April 22, 2021, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video (in Canada) released the film.

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Stowaway  film Release Date

The film’s foreign distribution rights, except the United States, were acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions in November 2018.  Netflix secured distribution rights to the picture in December 2020, acquiring areas previously owned by Sony, with Amazon Prime Video planned to distribute in Canada.  The film will be released on Netflix on April 22, 2021, except in German-speaking nations, where it will be released after screenings in theaters, which will take place at an undetermined time due to the ongoing pandemic.

Stowaway  film Storyline

Plot Summary & Review

Mission Commander Marina Barnett, scientist David Kim, and medical researcher Zoe Levenson make up the crew of MTS-42, a two-year mission to Mars. The upper stage of their launch vehicle is connected to the ship’s main hull by 450 meter long tethers after taking off from Earth, acting as a counterweight for inertia-based artificial gravity.

Barnett discovers launch support engineer Michael Adams, an unintentional stowaway, asleep between two modules shortly after takeoff. Michael’s body is entangled with a gadget on the ship that removes carbon dioxide from the air. The device is accidentally destroyed as he falls.

To scrub CO 2 from the air, the crew is obliged to utilize emergency lithium hydroxide canisters. Unfortunately, the added burden is too much for the canisters to handle. Barnett instructs David to conduct his algae experiment on the ship rather than at the Martian colony as planned. Only half of the algae survive, allowing only a third crew member to breathe. Without another source of oxygen, the four-person crew will perish weeks before reaching Mars.

Barnett requests a solution from mission control that will save all four passengers, but the only viable alternative – an experimental EVA to climb the tethers and gather liquid oxygen from the spent upper stage rocket – is deemed too dangerous. Barnett and David start to consider sacrificing Michael, but Zoe persuades them to wait ten days for mission control to come up with a better plan.

After three days, David breaks ranks to inform Michael of the situation and offers him a painless lethal injection. Michael is on the verge of killing himself, but Zoe intervenes and persuades him to wait a little longer. To get the liquid oxygen, she persists in ascending the tethers. The rest of the algae has died, leaving only two people with enough oxygen. He agrees to accompany her on the ascent despite the fact that he is now responsible for the deaths of two people.

Zoe and David complete the EVA and improvise a solution to fill two cylinders, enough to support two additional passengers. A high-energy solar flare sends deadly radiation their way, forcing them to abandon one of the cylinders. They make it back to the ship, but the sole oxygen cylinder is lost due to a key system failure.

The crew learns that the huge tank continues to lose oxygen due to the improvised connection after regrouping. The other three people can survive if one person is exposed to fatal radiation and collects the cylinder that was left behind on the first attempt. Marina must survive in order to pilot the ship, and the other three all volunteer to do so, but Zoe insists on doing it herself. Before succumbing to radiation illness, she manages to fill and return the cylinder to the spacecraft.

She spends her final moments outside the ship, looking up at the stars and seeing a faint Mars.

Stowaway  film Cast

  • Anna Kendrick as Zoe Levenson, the ship’s doctor.
  • Toni Collette as Marina Barnett, the ship commander.
  • Daniel Dae Kim as David Kim, the ship’s biologist.
  • Shamier Anderson as Michael Adams, a launch support engineer, and the eponymous stowaway.

Stowaway  film Wiki

  • Directed by Joe Penna
  • Written by
    Joe Penna
    Ryan Morrison
  • Produced by
    Ulrich Schwarz
    Nick Spicer
    Aram Tertzakian
  • Film Stars
    Anna Kendrick
    Daniel Dae Kim
    Shamier Anderson
    Toni Collette
  • Cinematography Klemens Becker
  • Edited by Ryan Morrison
  • Music by Volker Bertelmann
  • Production companies
    Augenschein Filmproduktion
    Rise Pictures
    XYZ Films
    Rainmaker Films
    Yale Productions
    Black Canopy Films
    MMC Movies
    Phiphen Pictures
  • Distributed by Netflix (selected territories)
    Wild Bunch (Germany)[1]
  • Release date April 22, 2021
  • Running time 116 minutes
  • Countries
    United States
    Germany
  • Language English
  • Budget $10 million[2]

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