The Extraordinary Voyage

The Extraordinary Voyage

SBS  |  May 16, 2015

One of cinema's most unforgettable image is that of the Man in the Moon being poked in the eye by a rocket ship. Georges Melies was the creator of that image, and his Trip to the Moon was released in 1902. This fascinating documentary charts Melies's career and the history of silent cinema alongside the painstaking restoration of the only known hand-coloured film print of Trip to the Moon.

One of cinema's most unforgettable image is that of the Man in the Moon being poked in the eye by a rocket ship. Georges Melies was the creator of that image, and his Trip to the Moon was released in 1902. This fascinating documentary charts Melies's career and the history of silent cinema alongside the painstaking restoration of the only known hand-coloured film print of Trip to the Moon.

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