• 2008
  • UK
  • 1h 37min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Duncan Jones
  • Cast: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott
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Old-school science fiction piece delivering a cerebral adventure that's as thought-provoking as it is thrilling. Rockwell plays a mining engineer working for a corporation that's found a new source of energy for the clapped-out planet Earth, but as he nears the end of his three-year contract, cabin fever begins to take hold.

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Moon: interview with director Duncan Jones

9 Jul 2009

Cerebral science fiction thriller Moon heralds the arrival of an impressive new filmmaking talent in Duncan Jones, the son of David Bowie. Miles Fielder meets him.


9 Jul 20094 stars

Cleverly conceived, evenly paced and consistently intriguing, this old-school science fiction thriller is a very welcome repost to the numbing spectacle of what passes for sci-fi these days. Taking his cue from genre classics from the late 1960s through…

EIFF 2009 - Moon

11 Jun 2009

When Duncan Jones, aka Zowie Bowie, David’s son, premiered his film-directing debut, Moon, at the Sundance Film Festival in January, the critical reception to his cerebral science fiction thriller was ecstatic. Reviewers wasted no time in comparing Moon…

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