From the Earth to the Moon : Le Voyage Dans La Lune (1998)

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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President John F. Kennedy issued the challenge to America in a speech to Congress in 1961: Land a man on the moon within the decade. This HBO mini-series, produced and narrated by Tom Hanks, chronicles the story of NASA's efforts to carry out the vision. Episode 12 examines life imitating art, with a look at the first movie about landing a man on the moon, and comparing it with the real thing. Archival clips of the two worlds of fantasy and fact are juxtaposed for the viewer's interest and enjoyment.