A Trip to the Moon / Le voyage dans la lune

A Trip to the Moon

Place: Tartu Raekoja plats
Beginning: 06.08.2012 22:00

Scr: Georges Méliès
DoP: Michaut , Lucien Tainguy
Cast: Bleuette Bernon, Henri Delannoy, Georges Méliès
Language: silent movie
Subt: Estonian, English

 

France, 1902, 0:16

Director: George Melies

Six scholars, member of the Astronomers’ Club, set off on an expedition to the moon. They travel in a bullet-shaped rocket fired into space by a giant canon. After arriving on the moon safe and sound, they meet its inhabitants, escape their king and return to earth in their rocket which, after falling into the ocean, is fished out by a sailor. Applause, decorations, and a triumphant parade for the six heroes of the first outer-space adventure in the history of cinema.

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