The Astronot (2018)

Not Rated | | Drama, History | 15 January 2018 (USA)
Daniel was a recluse who shut out the world yet longed to touch the moon. Sandy was a light whose warmth melted his heart and propelled him to the stars.




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Status: Post-production | See complete list of  »
Comments: The film is being sound edited & is set for completion & release on Jan 15th, 2018.
Updated: 13 August 2017
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Tim Cash ...
Brittany Dixon ...
Todd Hanson ...
Yuvia Storm ...
Kiran Cash ...
Jared Rasic ...
Jake Follinger
Sandy Silver ...
Aunt Hilda McKovsky


Daniel McKovsky was a lost soul drifting across the universe. On his own for 30 years, he spends his nights staring up at the heavens, a brass telescope his sole companion. As he gazes upward, his mind drifts back to that day when as a boy his father didn't return from World War II. Having already lost his mother at childbirth, this second blow sends Daniel down a dark path of isolation deep into the backwoods of Central Oregon. As he stares up at the moon in the 1950s and 60s, Daniel dreams of becoming an astronaut. The irony though is he rarely ventures far from his own surroundings. The sole spark in his life at this time was following the space race between the United States and Soviet Union to become the first nation to reach the moon. In 1969 Daniel's life got bumped out of orbit. A young postal worker named Sandy walked up his driveway with a package for him. She was the antithesis of Daniel; outgoing and vivacious versus his quiet, withdrawn nature. Their styles intertwined ... Written by Pennan Brae

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He wanted to touch the moon. With her help, he'd reach the stars.


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$50,000 (estimated)
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The 4th of July scene in 'The Astronot' was not filmed in Summer but on the brink of an early season snowstorm at the end of October. It was 38 degrees Fahrenheit at the time of filming. See more »


Written by Pennan Brae
Performed by Pennan Brae
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