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Moon

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Mark Tille

Moon

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
97 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/12/09
performer:
Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey
director:
Duncan Jones, Nathan Parker
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B-

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey
Directed by: Duncan Jones
Release date: June 12

”What starts in a Robinson Crusoe castaway setting becomes like an episode of The Twilight Zone,” says Rockwell of the sci-fi mystery set sometime in the future. He stars as a corporate worker who has been sent to live on the moon for three years in order to mine an energy source for Earth. With the exception of a few transmissions from home and the companionship of a robot on board named Gerty (voiced by Kevin Spacey), Sam is completely isolated — and begins to emotionally unravel just a few weeks before his return. It’s here where the film goes from sci-fi to a ”really interesting psychological experiment,” says Rockwell. ”He finds himself.”