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Spaceman evaluation: Adam Sandler is a major star as a lonesome astronaut

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An astronaut on a journey far from home seems losing his grip. The reverse is better to the reality in a film with lots of virtues, transcendental goals and a rather overblown conceit, states Simon Ings

By Simon Ings

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Jakub (Adam Sandler) should concern terms with the nature of his truth

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CZECH astronaut Jakub Procházka (Adam Sandler) is passing away of isolation, 6 months into a solo area objective to check out a strange purple cloud. His partner Lenka (Carey Mulligan) is pregnant and, being currently a lot lonelier than Jakub (who has actually been an entirely unsupportive spouse), she chooses to leave him.

Objective controllers keep the news from Jakub, however he understands what is going on. It is his sense of misery that attracts …

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