Release Date: March 14th, 2001
DVD Release Date: August 31st, 2001
PG-13|1 hr 40 min
The true story of a group of eccentric scientists who are responsible for manning a satellite dish inauspiciously located on a remote Australian sheep farm. Much to NASA's alarm, the unconventional Aussie team -- led by Cliff Buxton (Sam Neill) -- are the world's only hope for receiving the historic images of man's first steps on the moon. With help from the colorful cast of local characters, the crew struggles to overcome a series of mishaps.
Director: Rob Sitch
Production Co: Village Roadshow Pictures, Dish Film Ltd., Working Dog Productions, Distant Horizon
Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures