What if it had been just a huge hoax initiated by the two super powers of the space race at the time? A piece of "fake news" before its time?
Filmmaker William Karel has always been fascinated by Hollywood's talent to produce great pictures,breath-taking cinema. Shows that keep you hanging on to your seat.
What better story than THE event that marked the 20th century to produce the greatest show of all time: the landing on the moon!
Between lies and truth, "Dark Side of the Moon" mixes real facts with fake and totally invented bits of "news". A blend of irony and lies, this "mockumentary" aims to entertain and to raise the issue of the use of archives, which can be used to say whatever one wants ...
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The film will be remastered in HD for the anniversary!
Festivals and Awards:
* Adolf-Grimme-Preis (Germany / 2002) for best script & director
* Award for "Excellence in TV or Film" (2003 'GO FIGURE! Festival', Montreal, Canada)
* Best Film on Science and Society (2003 'GO FIGURE! Festival', Montreal
* 2003: Selected at the "7 d'Or" (French TV Awards) in the catégories of "Best Director" and "Best Documentary"