The actors, who had already worked together in ‘The Theory of Everything’, reunited in a film directed by Tom Harper in which they met with an accident.
starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones theory of everything, became one of the great acting couples of 2015. Both ended with Oscar nominations and the interpreter took home the statuette. story about marriage years later Stephen why Jane FerryRedmayne and Jones represented together aeronauticsA film that premiered on Prime Video in 2019 and was the most viewed film on the platform Amazon,
aeronauticsDirected by Tom Harper, based on true events. In particular, in a balloon flight on September 5, 1862 and what did they do James Glaisher why henry coxwell, British balloonist who broke the world record for flight altitude. While Glasher is a character played by Redmayne, Coxwell is replaced in the story by amelia wrenJones and created for the film.
In the film, each of the characters has a goal when starting the balloon flight. Glasher, a scientist, wants to prove his theory that the weather can be predicted. Wren, a pilot, seeks to rid himself of the ghosts of his past.
To shoot the film, Redmayne and Jones filmed their scenes in a balloon and an accident almost ended his life, The actor said this in an interview deadline,
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“I actually almost died in that movie”, the Oscar-winning interpreter has confessed. For the production, a 19th century hot air balloon was recreated and they had a real pilot to control the balloon. When it came time to shoot, he hid in the basket while helicopters and drones were recording. Everything was going well that one day things went wrong.
Redmayne says, “As soon as we come to shore, we’re about to crash in some woods, but the guy tells me and Felicity to drop the ballast. Drop the bag! We drop the bag, go up a little and go around the trees.” On sandbags which are tied to the basket of the balloon and which help to modify the altitude of the flight.
The problem is that Redmayne and Jones threw away all the bags and they didn’t have to. “Actually we had lost any ability to rise again. What happens now that we are completely stuck to the Gods’ design and we go down and We hit trees and this huge basket falls to the ground about 30 meters, We fall on the ground. We’re dressed in our 19th century costumes. Felicity nods and hits once and there is silence.“, notes.
What he feared most after the accident:
I just remember the complete ‘shock’ and hearing Felicity say, ‘I don’t know if I can move my neck.’ A terrible moment As it turned out, she was all right. Then we get in the cars and we look at each other and we think the whole movie is about this fear of technology.
Luckily, as Redmayne is concerned, there was nothing to regret. However, the pair of actors got a good scare. The film’s result was positive for Prime Video, as it was the most viewed film. confirmed in 2020 Sundance Film Festival Jennifer SalkeLeader of Amazon Studios.
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