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Rated R · 97 minutes · 2009

Science fiction, Thriller
This is the poorly directed but intriguing story of Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell), the only worker on a moon-based mining station. As Sam drifts into solitude-induced dysphoria, he becomes aware that the corporation that hired him may not have hired him, that his three-year contract might last a lifetime, and that he’s not the only one on the station—or he is the only one on the station, but he’s not alone. The creepy and intriguing premise and the great acting by Rockwell are taken down a notch by manipulative music and thoughtless editing. It’s still worth checking out, but Moon could have been great.


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Official Site: www.sonyclassics.com/moon
Director: Duncan Jones
Producer: Stuart Fenegan, Trudie Styler, Michael Henry, Bill Zysblat, Trevor Beattie and Bil Bungay
Cast: Sam Rockwell, Dominique McElligott, Kaya Scodelario, Benedict Wong, Matt Berry, Malcolm Stewart, Kevin Spacey and Robin Chalk

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Portland Mercury Extraterrestrial Homesick Blues The Mercury talks with director Duncan Jones about his great new science-fiction film Moon. by Erik Henriksen 07/02/2009
Memphis Flyer Moon by Chris Herrington 07/09/2009
The Coast Halifax Moon rivets Duncan Jones' movie, like all great sci-fi, captures the imagination of fans and non-fans of science fiction alike. by Hillary Titley 07/09/2009
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