Manned space shuttle ares 3 successfully arrived on Mars, who knows a devastating storm to the astronauts, ares 3 was forced to interrupt the mission, emergency return. On the way out, astronaut mark · watney (Matt Damon is acted the role of Matt Damon) by the part that blows off airship hit, because survive, the hope is hopeless, teammate people has to return in a hurry sail, announce the fact that he has sacrificed to the world to the world. To his surprise, mark survived with a very low probability. He took refuge in a space base on Mars to heal. The next mission to Mars will not take place until four years from now, and supplies from the base will only last him 31 days. After a brief period of desperation, mark decides to use limited food to grow crops on this empty planet and find a chance to survive. At the same time, the earth also quickly found that mark survived the fact that they tried to deploy a rescue plan. Alone mark, can we wait until the rescue team arrives?