The Martian was produced in 2015 in America. The director of the movie is Ridley Scoot, and the producers are Mark Huffam, Simon Kinberg, Michael Schaefer, Ridley Scott, and Aditya Sood.
The main actors in the movie is Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Sean Bean and Kate Mara. Science fiction is the genre in the movie.
Mark Watney is qualified as a botanist and mechanic and was the only person on the Ares 3 mission to not make it off the Red Planet.
He was able to live on the planet for several months even growing and making his own food.
Commander Melissa Lewis is the commander of the Ares 3 mission, she is the first woman to lead a crew to Mars.
Melissa is the only geologist in the crew as well. She was once in the navy and is now recognized as a naval officer.
Teddy Sanders is the administrator of NASA, He has always the final words on all the decisions at NASA. In the movie we can see that Teddy appears to be unable to take chances that can cost NASA a lot.
The whole meaning and setting in this movie are the one crew of the Ares, that are going on a mission to Mars to find out and explore the Acidalia Planitia on Martian solar day. The time period in this movie is 2035.