If images had always been associated with space travel – from the first steps of the moon in 1969, to the publications on the social networks of French astronaut Thomas Pesket – a fictional film would not have been made across the Kerman line. A Russian actress and director set out to shoot the first film in orbit on Tuesday morning, October 5, thus earning index points against American rivals after years of disappointment. The role of advancing the film project in space with Tom Cruise, its schedule is unknown.
With experienced astronaut, actress Yulia Perzild, 37, and director Klim Sipenko, 38, Russian Pykonor Cosmotrome in Kazakhstan. After departure. According to images released by the Russian space agency Roscosmos, the group landed at the orbit station at 3 p.m. “Everything was new to me today (…). I have a dream. “, Said the actress in a brief speech from the ISS broadcast of Roscosmos. The team has twelve days to film the space scenes of a film that has been tentatively named The challenge, A job, the budget is kept secret, in which a doctor must save the astronaut.
At a press conference on Monday, the director and actress appeared relaxed. There will be value in this first fantasy film in space“Experience”, Estimated Mr. Cipenko will handle the camera and take care of makeup and lighting in the narrow space of the Russian section of the ISS. “I have no one to consult. I have no cameraman to ask how to shoot in the light of the porthole, He noted.
Get a point against an American competitor
This art first, this trip should allow Moscow to get a point against the American rival. According to the Russian space agency Roscosmos, the film should restore the reputation tarnished by corruption scandals, a series of blackouts and the lucrative monopoly loss of drones to the ISS. SpaceX enters Elon Musk’s operating company. As for Roscosmos, about this “Success on NASA and SpaceX” And “To distract [vis-à-vis de ses] Problems “, Said political scientist Konstantin Kalatsev.
After announcing a shooting plan on the ISS ship with Saga star Tom Cruise, the Russian company abruptly revealed its film plan for 2020. Impossible goal. For the first time two astronauts, two personalities of Russian cinema, received rapid training to learn to withstand take-off violent acceleration or to move at zero gravitational force.
Therefore, Russia wants to join the accelerated space tourism race in recent months with the flights of American and British billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. It is expected to launch a Japanese millionaire into space in December.
Among Roscosmos’ other ambitions were definitely the Russian space station and the orbiting Russian-Chinese station, even on the moon, where Moscow decided to knock on the door of the Washington lunar project, which is considered the most American center. But none of these projects have a specific budget or schedule yet.