Up in the Air

    Genre
    Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Runtime
    109 mins
  • Release Date
    2009
  • Countries
    USA
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

"UP IN THE AIR is light and dark, hilarious and tragic, romantic and real. It's everything that Hollywood has forgotten how to do; we're blessed that Jason Reitman has remembered" (Entertainment Weekly). 6-time Academy Award nominee UP IN THE AIR, from director Jason Reitman (THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, JUNO) delivers a smart, humorous and emotional story - rated 91% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes - that centers on Ryan Bingham (Oscar winner George Clooney), who enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job, travelling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest, and a new hire presenting a new business model. Also starring Oscar nominees Anna Kendrick (A SIMPLE FAVOR, PITCH PERFECT) and Vera Farminga (THE DEPARTED, THE FRONT RUNNER).
DIRECTED BY:
Jason Reitman
WRITTEN BY:
Jason Reitman, Walter Kirn (novel)
CAST INCLUDES:
George Clooney, Sam Elliott, Vera Farmiga, Melanie Lynskey, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

SYNOPSIS

An idea from a young, new co-worker (Anna Kendrick) would put an end to the constant travel of corporate downsizer Ryan Bingham (George Clooney), so he takes her on a tour to demonstrate the importance of face-to-face meetings with those they must fire. While mentoring his colleague, he arranges hookups with another frequent-flier (Vera Farmiga), and his developing feelings for the woman prompt him to see others in a new light.

Up in the Air

    Genre
    Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Runtime
    109 mins
  • Release Date
    2009
  • Countries
    USA
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Jason Reitman
WRITTEN BY
Jason Reitman, Walter Kirn (novel)
CAST INCLUDES
George Clooney, Sam Elliott, Vera Farmiga, Melanie Lynskey, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman
"UP IN THE AIR is light and dark, hilarious and tragic, romantic and real. It's everything that Hollywood has forgotten how to do; we're blessed that Jason Reitman has remembered" (Entertainment Weekly). 6-time Academy Award nominee UP IN THE AIR, from director Jason Reitman (THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, JUNO) delivers a smart, humorous and emotional story - rated 91% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes - that centers on Ryan Bingham (Oscar winner George Clooney), who enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job, travelling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest, and a new hire presenting a new business model. Also starring Oscar nominees Anna Kendrick (A SIMPLE FAVOR, PITCH PERFECT) and Vera Farminga (THE DEPARTED, THE FRONT RUNNER).

An idea from a young, new co-worker (Anna Kendrick) would put an end to the constant travel of corporate downsizer Ryan Bingham (George Clooney), so he takes her on a tour to demonstrate the importance of face-to-face meetings with those they must fire. While mentoring his colleague, he arranges hookups with another frequent-flier (Vera Farmiga), and his developing feelings for the woman prompt him to see others in a new light.

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