"Interstellar" is a 2014 American-British film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the script with his brother Jonathan. The film is a blend of science fiction and drama, providing a passing away Earth, where humanity is struggling to survive amid scarcity caused by the decimation of plant life. Matthew McConaughey stars as Joseph Cooper, a former NASA pilot turned farmer, hired for a desperate mission to discover a new habitable world.Main characters and their Roles
Cooper's crew includes Dr. Amelia Brand (Anne Hathaway), physicist Romilly (David Gyasi), geographer Doyle (Wes Bentley), and the AI robots TARS and CASE. Cooper leaves behind his young daughter Murph (Mackenzie Foy), with whom he shares a close bond. Brand's mission is to examine the planets that were determined as potentially livable by previous explorers.Interstellar Travel
The team travels through a wormhole situated near Saturn, which leads them to a far-off galaxy with prospective habitable planets. Here, time dilation due to tremendous gravitational forces comes into play. Minutes on these planets equivalent years back in the world. They lose vital time after being hit by enormous tidal waves on an ocean world, which costs them 23 Earth Years and the life of Doyle.The Truth and Betrayal
Upon reaching the icy planet of Dr. Mann (Matt Damon), among the earlier explorers, they discover that his information was falsified, causing his world being not habitable. After Mann's stopped working effort to murder Cooper and hijack the objective to return back to Earth, he self-destructs, killing Romilly and harmful 'Endurance,' their spacecraft.The Black Hole
To ensure Brand's escape to the last prospective world, Cooper detaches himself and TARS into a nearby great void, Gargantua. While within, Cooper experiences a tesseract, created by unidentified fifth-dimensional beings (which he thinks are human beings from the future). He communicates with young Murph through her bookshelf, assisting her resolve an equation to manipulate gravity and save humanity through his messages.Epilogue
Cooper is eventually ejected from the great void and found by a space-faring humanity, now surviving on giant habitats in area. He gets up to discover that his child Murph (now aged and played by Ellen Burstyn) has actually become a distinguished scientist who resolved the gravity formula and conserved humankind. After a quick reunion, the aged Murph encourages Cooper to look for the now alone Brand who is starting a nest on the new habitable world. The movie ends with Cooper and TARS, taking a little spaceship to join her.Themes
"Interstellar" checks out complex scientific styles of relativity, great voids, dimensions beyond human comprehension, and postulates on the future of the human race. Yet, it's the emotional core and the style of love going beyond time and area, symbolized through Cooper and Murph's relationship, makes "Interstellar" deeply resonant. Additionally, the film delicately balances optimism for the human capacity for discovery and the bleaker theme of the possible end of life on Earth.