A Million Miles Away is based on a real-life story.
Get ready for an awe-inspiring true story, A Million Miles Away, starring Michael Peña. It is the true story of Jose Hernandez. He is a man with a dream to reach the stars. The film is set to launch on Prime Video on September 15, 2023, and is based on the remarkable real-life story of the NASA flight engineer. This film takes audiences on an emotional rollercoaster that spans generations and crosses continents. Directed by the acclaimed Alejandra Márquez Abella, the movie encapsulates the extraordinary trajectory of Hernández and his resilient family, offering a poignant homage to the power of determination and the unbreakable bonds of kinship. Watch the trailer below!
The film is about José Hernández’s humble beginnings in a rural village in Michoacán, Mexico, where he and his family toil as migrant farm workers. Through unwavering support from his hard-working parents, teachers, and relatives, José’s unwavering ambition leads him on an arduous path from the fields of the San Joaquin Valley to a place few have ever reached—more than 200 miles above the Earth aboard the International Space Station.
Starring with Peña are Rosa Salazar, Bobby Soto, Sarayu Blue, Veronica Falcón, Julio César Cedillo, Garret Dillahunt, and Eric Johnson. The film captures the essence of the human spirit’s capacity to triumph over adversity and reach for the stars. “A Million Miles Away” is a universal celebration of daring to dream against all odds.