OFFICIAL FILM SYNOPSIS:
In the heat of the Cold War, the USSR and USA compete for supremacy in outer space. Both superpowers race to be the first nation to have a man complete a spacewalk. No price is too high and no risk is too great.
To set off one of man kind’s most ambitious missions, the USSR pair the unlikely duo of a seasoned war veteran, Pavel Belyayev, and a fearless test-pilot, Alexei Leonov. Without proper testing, and inside a tiny spaceship, the two astronauts launch into the unknown to take on what no man has done before.
Country of Origin: Russia
Language: English Dub & also in Original Russian w/ subtitles
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Distributor: Capelight Pictures & MPI Media Group
Produced by: Timur Bekmambetov, Evgeny Mironov, Sergey Ageev
Cast: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Evgeniy Mironov, Aleksandra Ursulyak, Elena Panova
Run Time: 137 minutes
WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING
“Equivalent of Apollo 13… a thrillingly nerve-wracking watch.” – Movie Talk
“This is a real-life story of extreme bravery against all odds, with wonderful cinematography and special effects that take us back to the Cold War battle for supremacy in space.” – Starburst