View scenes of the world as you may have never seen them before. A Beautiful Planet was shot in conjunction with NASA and features interviews and footage shot by the crew on the international space station.
View thunderstorms, incredible panoramic views of entire countries from hundreds of miles above the earth and striking scenes of cities lit up at night by streetlight. The film was narrated by Jennifer Lawrence and hopes to give a little insight into some of the processes our ever changing planet is going through.
With the knowledge that scientists and astronauts are constantly collating, they hope to be able to give a little glimpse into the future of our planet and what we can do to ensure a successful future for mankind.
Set 100 years in the future, the film is narrated in by Chieko (voice of Martha Henry), a seven year-old girl (played by Rachel Walker) native to the flourishing colony. A brief history of space exploration includes the sole thrill of a slow motion shuttle launch from the Kennedy Space Center as only IMAX can deliver. After an overview of L5 that is devoid of any detail or serious scientific facts/processes, the story quickly turns to a mission to save the colony from a water shortage. Sound disjointed? Yep.
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