A MILLION MILES AWAY Launching Globally on Prime Video on September 15, 2023

Launching Globally on Prime Video on September 15, 2023


Here is a first look at the inspirational event of the year, Amazon Studios’ A MILLION MILES AWAY. Starring Michael Pena, this is the true story of a young migrant farmworker who dreamed the impossible and a life dedicated to seeing that dream come true.

Start Hispanic Heritage Month with this beautiful true story that champions the power of family, courage against all odds, and shooting for the stars, time and time again.



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




A MILLION MILES AWAY will be available exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories around the world. On September 15, A MILLION MILES AWAY will be a part of the savings, convenience and entertainment that Prime members enjoy in a single membership.

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