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hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Buzz Aldrin described the lunar surface as "magnificent desolation." He is one of only 12 astronauts who have walked on the moon. This docudrama chronicles the historic flights and moonwalks of these men, using interviews, archival footage, celebrity voice-overs including Tom Hanks, Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman, and simulations and re-enactments to create a virtually shared experience of having walked on the moon. The film also explores the state of the space program and its future.

Cast: Brandy Blackledge , Aaron White ,

Director: Mark Cowen

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IMAX Corporation

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon (2005)

Release Date: March 25th, 2007| hr. 40 min.

critic reviews (7)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The results are impressive. Maybe, as the U.S. falls abysmally behind other nations in the sciences, it will get kids interested in that field again. show more

  • 60
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    A choppily told tribute to the Apollo astronauts that makes striking use of never-before-seen archival images. show more

  • 88
    New York Post

    Adults will be more than passably entertained by this short, patriotic feature, and kids will be entranced. show more

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