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Lucy in the Sky (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Natalie Portman gives it her all, but it isn't enough to overcome Lucy in the Sky's confused approach to its jumbled story.

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In LUCY IN THE SKY, Natalie Portman plays Lucy Cola, a strong woman whose determination and drive as an astronaut take her to space, where she's deeply moved by the transcendent experience of seeing her life from afar. Back home as Lucy's world suddenly feels too small, her connection with reality slowly unravels.

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Cast

Natalie Portman
as Lucy Cola
Jon Hamm
as Mark Goodwin
Zazie Beetz
as Erin Eccles
Ellen Burstyn
as Nana Holbrook
Colman Domingo
as Frank Paxton
Jeremiah Birkett
as Hank Lynch
Tig Notaro
as Kate Mounier
Tobias Schönleitner
as Miles Henckle
Diana Delacruz
as Dr. Addison
Cali DiCapo
as Elementary School Girl
Nick Offerman
as Will Plimpton
Joe Williamson
as Mayer Hines
Arnell Powell
as Earl Pearly
Rene Herrera
as NASA Safety Diver #1
Casey Adams
as NASA Safety Diver #2
Rick Rottger
as NASA Safety Diver #3
Sean Taylor
as NASA Safety Diver #4
Shay Ali
as Test Engineer
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Critic Reviews for Lucy in the Sky

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It's proper acting, from one of the modern greats.

December 9, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

By failing to find the solid ground in [Lisa] Nowak's story, Lucy in the Sky leaves us stranded in the stars.

December 6, 2019 | Rating: 2/5

A flimsy, effortful project that simply has no footing either as fact or convincing fiction. It's in freefall from the word go.

December 5, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

[M]uch of "Lucy in the Sky," it doesn't connect down here on Earth and is caught somewhere in the cosmos.

October 11, 2019 | Rating: C | Full Review…

It's contemplative and meditative, sure, but it doesn't wind up saying anything.

October 11, 2019 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

It's a deep-thinking character study that's provocatively if imperfectly presented - at least until the story devolves right along with its subject's state of mind.

October 9, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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