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Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw View All


Duncan Jones (Director), Nathan Parker (Screenplay), Duncan Jones (Story) View All

Released: Jul. 17th, 2009
Runtime: 1 hour, 37 minutes
With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. The long period of time alone however has resulted in him talking to himself for the most part, or to his plants. Direct communication with Earth is not possible due to a long-standing communication malfunction but he does get an...
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Holden Pike
The still somehow not a moviestar Sam Rockwell is Sam Bell, the lone employee at a mining operation on the surface of the moon.
The Rodent
There's not a great deal happens in the first chunk of the film, we get to meet Sam and GERTY, learn their relationship, Sam's character and what he's there for and how some of the isolation has affected his character.
Non-human characters are not an easy thing to pull off in film, but GERTY not only works it adds to the emotion of the film.
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