A Million Miles Away: Based on a True Story

a million miles awayTeam, get ready to witness what faith and determination can do for your wildest dreams, coming to Prime Video on September 15th, 2023!


Inspired by the real-life story of NASA flight engineer José Hernández, A Million Miles Away follows him and his devoted family of proud migrant farm worker on a decades-long journey, from a rural village in Michoacán, Mexico, to the fields of the San Joaquin Valley, to more than 200 miles above the Earth in the International Space Station. With the unwavering support of his hard-working parents, relatives, and teachers, José’s unrelenting drive & determination culminates in the opportunity to achieve his seemingly impossible goal. Acclaimed writer and director Alejandra Márquez Abella has created a dazzling tribute to the loyalty and tenacity of the entire Hernández family, as well as anyone who dares to dream.

Directed by Alejandra Márquez Abella

Screenplay by Bettina Gilois, Hernán Jiménez, Alejandra Márquez Abella

Produced by Mark Ciardi, Campbell McInnes

Starring Michael Peña, Rosa Salazar, Bobby Soto, Sarayu Blue, Veronica Falcón, Julio César Cedillo, Garret Dillahunt and Eric Johnson

Run Time: 120 minutes  RatingPG

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