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Working all by himself on the far side of the moon, Sam Bell is nearing the end of his 3 year contract when he begins to realize that talking to himself is not the worst consequence of having no human contact.
Astronaut Sam Bell is completing a three-year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Earth's primary source of energy on the dark side of the moon: Helium-3. His declining health is causing headaches and hallucinations that lead to a near-fatal accident, rendering him unconscious. After recuperat... Read More »
Sam Bell works all alone on the Moon. He misses his family. This movie has long periods of quiet that are shattered by surprising cracks in Sam's reality.
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Sexual Content: A sex scene with partial undressing but no nudity; one full body rear view of Sam Bell in the shower.
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GERTY: Sam, I can only account for what occurs on this base.
Sam Bell: You've been up here too long man. You've lost your marbles.
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Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.