STOWAWAY (Theatrical Release Canada 2021)

 Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.6|5.0 Starsììì

Stowaway—interesting moral dilemma story—has good acting and good portrayal of its storyline. The audience, however, may feel no closure on the movie itself because it examines an ancient moral question of who shall live and who shall die in seemingly impossible situations and gives no resolution, no justification for the final decision. Perhaps a sequel could give the closure that is lacking here by showing the remaining members getting to Mars and completing their mission. This movie peaks interest and, then, leaves its audience hanging. Cinematography is good and if there are no other choices available, the movie works. Just be aware there is little conclusion. 

Film Poster Courtesy of Google Images 


A three-member mission to Mars is compromised when an accidental stowaway is discovered on board. There is not enough oxygen and supplies for a fourth crew member. 

Additional Thanks 

Thank you to Director Joe Penna for directing efforts. Thank you to Producers Aram Tertzakian, Nick Spicer, Jonas Katzenstein, Maximillian Leo, Ulrich Schwarz, and Clay Pecorin. Characters/cast include: Zoe Levenson (Anna Kendrick), Marina Barnett (Toni Collette), David Kim (Daniel Dae Kim), and Michael Adams (Shamier Anderson). 

Buy a ticket
? Yes? No? Maybe? 

Maybe. it is somewhat interesting and the acting and presentation are good. But better sci-fi films. that are much more enjoyable, are 2001: A Space Odyssey or Space Balls.  Star Wars is very rewatchable. Europa Report or Arrival are also good choices. Stowaway works more as a moral dilemma movie and gives the audience an opportunity to examine alternative courses of action in bad situations. 

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