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In the Shadow of the Moon

In the Shadow of the Moon
  • 2006
  • UK
  • 100 min
  • U
  • Directed by: David Sington, Christopher Riley
  • Cast: Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Eugene Cernan
  • Website: www.itsotm.com

This exhilarating British-made documentary about the American lunar programme of the 1960s and 70s splices together fascinating, unseen archive footage with interviews with most of the surviving astronauts (Neil Armstrong excepted). It's a poignant reminder that since the last lunar landing in 1972, mankind has turned its labours inwards in a horribly self-destructive manner.

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In the Shadow of the Moon

15 Nov 20074 stars

This exhilarating British-made documentary about the American lunar programme of the 1960s and 70s serves to remind us just how stirring the best efforts of mankind can be. Assembled under the guidance of director David Sington from a wealth of…

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