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The Last Man on the Moon (2014)

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When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped off the moon in December 1972 he left his footprints and his daughter's initials in the lunar dust. Only now is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love, and loss.

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Mark Craig

Writers:

Eugene Cernan (story), Mark Craig
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Credited cast:
Alan Bean Alan Bean
Eugene Cernan ... Eugene Cernan
Charles Duke
Richard Gordon
Christopher Kraft Christopher Kraft
Gene Kranz Gene Kranz
Jim Lovell
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When Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan stepped off the moon in 1972 he left his footprints and his daughter's initials in the lunar dust. Only now, forty years later, is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story. Cernan's burning ambition carried him to the spectacular and hazardous environment of space and to the moon. But there was a heavy price to pay for the fame and privilege that followed. As his wife famously remarked, 'If you think going to the moon is hard, try staying at home.' 'The Last Man on the Moon' combines rare archive material, compelling Visual FX and unprecedented access to present an iconic historical character on the big screen. Written by Anonymous

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One man's part in mankind's greatest adventure.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sidste mand på månen See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,880, 28 February 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$49,672, 28 February 2016
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Apollo 10 holds the world / Moon record for the highest speed attained by any manned vehicle at 24,791 mph (39,897 km/h) during its return from the Moon on May 26, 1969. See more »

Quotes

Eugene Cernan: You've got to have a passion, a love for what you're doing or you shouldn't be doing it.
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Words and Music by Lee Frost
Performed by Five Man Electrical Band
(c) 1970 Published by Sony/ ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd. / Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (BMI) and Unichappell Music Inc. (BMI), Galeneye Music (BMI)
All rights reserved Courtesy of Polydor Records (United States)
Under licence from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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Fascinating
7 October 2018 | by ivymissingSee all my reviews

I must say, I did learn a lot about the Apollo programme. I didn't find it sleep inducing as another reviewer here said. It was a solid documentary.


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