Interstellar is a science-fiction drama that was released in theaters in 2014. The film is directed by Christopher Nolan. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Wes Bentley, and Jessica Chastain. Interstellar is 169 minutes long. As the planet Earth begins to suffer from severe climate change, a group of highly-trained astronauts and explorers travel through space in an attempt to find a habitable planet that can support a large human migration. The group of explorers are led by Cooper, who is played by McConaughey. The explorers use new technology to travel vast distances through space. Cooper, who is reluctant to attempt the voyage, must leave his family behind. On their journey, the explorers face both physical and psychological challenges as they learn the dangers of space exploration. Interstellar is a riveting film about the strength of human emotion. As the explorers travel farther from Earth, they encounter greater challenges that they struggle to overcome. By relying on the love they have for their families, the explorers find ways to press ahead. The film was received well by both critics and audiences.