Interstellar (Philosophy) 12A
From the archive
This film was last shown on 23 November 2023
Interstellar, directed by Christopher Nolan, is set in a near-future dystopia where climate change is causing the planet to be uninhabitable. To survive, humanity must find a new planet to live on, and the story follows the astronauts that undertake this mission.
In my talk, I’ll be exploring the multiple ethical dilemmas the film poses around duty, self-preservation, and honesty. I’ll also be facilitating a more exploratory discussion around the film’s depiction of love and humanism. - Rose Weetman, University of Sheffield
This film is part of our Philosophy at Showroom series and will be introduced by a philosopher from the University of Sheffield.
- Christopher Nolan
- 2 hours 49 minutes
- Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Matthew McConaughey, Timothee Chalamet