Aloft, In parallel narratives, single-mother Nana (Jennifer Connelly) has a mysterious experience at the hands of a traveling healer, years later her troubled son Ivan (Cillian Murphy) sets out in search of his now absent mother. Academy Award®–nominee Claudia Llosa’s (The Milk of Sorrow) decade-spanning family drama is a dreamlike rumination on faith, forgiveness, and family, set against an otherworldly frozen landscape. A Sony Pictures Classics Release.
Cillian Murphy and Jennifer Connelly in a movie together? Count me in. This is a great year at the festival for female directors and this one just scratches the surface. The drama is apparent from the synopsis and the actors are more than capable.