Robert Altman (1967)

U Certificate


Our Score
A fascinating early work from Robert Altman about the planning of a mission to the Moon and its effect on the lives of those involved. There are early signs of what would become Altman trademarks (the large cast; the cool, documentary air) and he coaxes fine, naturalistic performances from a pre-stardom James Caan and Robert Duvall - later to be reunited in The Godfather) - as the two astronauts, only one of whom will go on the mission.


Action drama which centres on the race between America and Russia, as they fight to be the first to put a man on the moon.

Cast & Crew

Lee Stegler James Caan
Mickey Stegler Joanna Moore
Chiz Robert Duvall
Jean Barbara Baxley
Gus Charles Aidman
Ross Steve Ihnat
Rick Michael Murphy (1)
Walter Larson Ted Knight
Dr Ehrman Stephen Coit
Dunc John Rayner
Seidel Charles Irving
Stevie Bobby Riha Jr
Director Robert Altman
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourAvailable on: videoReleased on: 20 Aug 1967