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A TRIP TO THE MOON
Cannes Classics - Tributes

LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE

(A TRIP TO THE MOON)

Directed by : Georges MÉLIES

Year of production : 1902 Length : 16 minutes

Synopsis

Six scholars, member of the Astronomers' Club, set off on an expedition to the moon. They travel in a bullet-shaped rocket fired into space by a giant canon. After arriving on the moon safe and sound, they meet its inhabitants, the Selenites, escape their king and return to earth in their rocket which, after falling into the ocean, is fished out by a sailor. Applause, decorations, and a triumphant parade for the six heroes of the first outer-space adventure in the history of cinema.

Official06.05.11 . 00:00 AM

"LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE (A TRIP TO THE MOON)" by Georges Mélies (extract 1)

Credits

- Director

- Script / Dialogue

- Music

Casting

- Pr. Barbenfouillis

- The skyrocket's pilot

- Phoebé

- The Officer

Film's poster © DR

Further information

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Contacts

Production

STAR FILM


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