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    Unique ID Code: 0000124341
    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 21/12/2009 18:31
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    Moonwalk One: The Director's Cut

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    Certificate: E
    Running Time: 104
    Retail Price: £14.99
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    Content Type: TV Series

    Moonwalk One.
    "Kamecke's film could be placed in a time capsule and removed some time in the distant future as an exact record of our feelings at the time." So said Kathleen Carroll of the New York Daily News in 1972. NASA commissioned director Theo Kamecke to make the documentary only six weeks before Apollo 11's flight to the Moon in July 1969. But instead of a simple documentary film, what transpired was a philosophical and poetic record of Man's first attempt to walk on another world.

    Opening dramatically with another of mankind's great achievements - Stonehenge - the film puts the triumph of the Moon shot into its proper historical context. Filmed across the World as the mission unfolded, Moonwalk One uniquely captured the essence of Apollo 11 in a way that subsequent documentaries could only mimic. Combined with Charles Morrow's breathtaking, avant-garde score and Laurence Luckinbill's inspiring narration this is a classic film for alt time and makes for fascinating viewing today from the perspective of the early 21st Century. As Joseph Gelmis of the New York daily 'Newsday' declared in 1969; Moonwalk One "deserves to be a companion piece to Stanley Kubrik's masterwork '2001: A Space Odyssey'".

    The Restoration.
    Working closely with Theo, the producers have re-mastered his documentary classic for future generations to enjoy. Combining the only existing full-length 35mm print with recently restored NASA film shot by the astronauts themselves, they have created a vibrant new High Definition digital master of the movie. Together with a director's commentary, a host of extra features and a new 5.1 soundtrack, this is indeed the ultimate "time capsule", recording the last year of the 1960s and the historic flight of Apollo 11.

    Special Features:
    • Commentary
    • Creating the Time Capsule - The Making of Moonwalk One
    • Return to the Film
    • Return to Stonehenge
    • Trailer
    • Original Treatment
    • Original Storyboards
    • Behind the Scenes Photos
    • NASA Apollo 11 Photos

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    Video Tracks:
    Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1
    Full Frame 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Theo Kamecke

    Written By:

    Laurence Luckinbill
    Buzz Aldrin
    Neil Armstrong
    Michael Collins
    Robert H. Goddard
    Richard Nixon

    Soundtrack By:
    Charles Morrow

    Director of Photography:
    James Allen
    Adam Holender
    Robert Ipcar
    Victor Johannes
    Theo Kamecke
    Edwin Lynch

    Pat Powell
    Richard Rice

    Peretz W. Johnnes

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