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Duncan Jones Hosts Moon / Outland Double Bill 16th October

Moon / Outland Double Bill

Date / Time: 16th October 2009 18:30 > 23:00

Place: Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Place, London, UK

Tickets & Info: >>CLICKY HERE ME DEAR<<

Double Bill £6 Members / £9 Non Members Starring: Sean Connery & Sam Rockwell
Moon Director Duncan Jones comes to the PCC to present a very special double bill of Peter Hyams’ 1981 Sci-fi thriller ‘Outland’ starring Sean Connery and Duncan’s very own recent box office smash ‘Moon’.

Come and hear him speak about the inspirations behind his film and watch the two films up on the big screen.

In Outland, Connery is a Police Marshall assigned to a Jupiter mining colony to investigate mysterious deaths.

In Moon, Rockwell works alone on the moon, mining for fuel, however after a serious accident he begins to wonder if he’s hallucinating or if the truth is even more bizarre?

‘Moon’ info a plenty all over this site 🙂

‘Outland’ Info >>IMDB HERE<<

Go, have fun, come back and let us know all about it.

Moon Wins Michael Powell Award At Edinburgh Film Festival

Duncan Jones’ low-budget sci-fi feature debut MOON has won the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature Film at the 63rd Edinburgh International Film Festival, it was announced today.

The Jury citation read: “We award Moon for its singular vision and remarkably assured direction as well as for the inspired manner in which it transcends genre. The central performance by Sam Rockwell embodies the film’s emotional complexity and compelling philosophical perspective.”

Duncan Jones & Stuart Fenegan receiving the award from EIFF Patron Sir Sean Connery.

This year’s Michael Powell Jury were director Joe Wright (Atonement) who presided over the five-strong Jury: film critic Claudia Puig; actress Sacha Horler (My Year Without Sex); journalist and author Janet Street-Porter and Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon).