The Last Man On The Moon
- 1h 39min
- Directed by: Mark Craig
- Cast: Alan Bean, Eugene Cernan, Charles Duke
- UK release: 4 November 2014
- Website: www.thelastmanonthemoon.com
A familiar but handsome film telling the story of Eugene Cernan, the last man to visit the moon. Cernan made his way from a rural upbringing on a farm with no electricity to become one of the gilded few scientists deemed worthy of representing America in space. Here, this biographical film looks back at what he loved and lost during his eight years in Houston. Cernan is a wise, warm presence throughout, though the film can be wearying in its reliance on cliché.
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The Last Man on the Moon4 Apr 2016
This familiar but handsome film recounts the experiences of astronaut Eugene Cernan
Handsomely mounted and elegiac in tone, Mark Craig’s documentary portrait of the last astronaut to walk on the moon turns his story into a tribute to American ambition, to the unique political and poetic symbolism of reaching the moon, and to the sort…
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