SON & MOON

DIARIO DE UN ASTRONAUTA

By Manuel HUERGA

IMAGINA INTERNATIONAL SALES - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2009

Son and Moon’ approaches the space world from an unusual point of view, combining spectacular images with others, private conversations between father and son via a simple webcam. The figure of space heroes bring them closer to us terrestrial beings by having them share the same difficulties.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • SPAIN
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 92 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Manuel HUERGA
    • Writer(s)
    • Jordi GASULL, Manuel HUERGA, Quique BARBERA
    • Producer(s)
    • Jaume ROURES, Loris OMEDES
    • Synopsis
    • A human story, narrated in the first person by its protagonist, Commander Michael López-Alegría, about the difficulties a father faces in maintaining family ties with his seven year-old son during Expedition 14, a period of seven months and at a distance of 400 kilometres from the Earth.
      Son and Moon’ approaches the space world from an unusual point of view, combining spectacular images with others, private conversations between father and son via a simple webcam. The figure of space heroes bring them closer to us terrestrial beings by having them share the same difficulties.
      When we are celebrating 40 years since man walked on the moon, this film raises an original idea which struggles between compromise and the survival of the species.
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