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24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Ticket to the Moon
Ticket to the Moon
Ticket to the Moon
Ticket to the Moon

Ticket to the Moon

director: Veronika Janatková
original title: Lístek na Měsíc
country: Czech Republic, Germany
year: 2019
running time: 68 min.

synopsis

Five years before Neil Armstrong first set foot on the Moon, Pan Am began selling tickets to the Moon. At the time, space fever had engulfed the whole world, including Ronald Reagan. A total of 100,000 people signed up for the "First Moon Flights" Club. What were their motivations to leave Earth and what were they hoping to find? Along with the protagonists from various parts of the world (USA, Austria, Czech Republic), the film reflects on the expectations surrounding commercial flights to the Moon. 

more about film

director: Veronika Janatková
producer: Veronika Janatkova, Stefan Kloos, Markéta Štinglová, ZDF
script: Till Steinmetz, Veronika Janatková
photography: Piotr Rosolowski, Dirk Luetter, Armande Chollat-Namy
editing: Jorge Sanchez, Till Steinmetz
sound: Audun Nedrelid, René Sládek, Radek Kopeć

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