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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Halloween: Nazis on the Moon in 1945


IRON SKY: As World War II comes to an end in 1945, Hans Kammler and other German scientists make a breakthrough in anti-gravity research. From a secret base in the Antarctic, Nazi spaceships are sent to the "dark side" of the Moon to establish the military base "Schwarze Sonne" (Black Sun). Their plan is to build a powerful fleet and return to conquer Earth. The film is set in the year 2018 when their descendants finally return.

The dark science fiction comedy film has commenced production in Frankfurt, Germany this month. Produced in collaboration with an on-line community of film enthusiasts, that are creating a new kind of participatory cinema with a release expected in late 2011.

In similar science fiction horror genre, The Cosmonaut is being produced in Spain.



The Cosmonaut film follows the misadventures of the soviet cosmonaut chosen to be the first soviet cosmonaut to land on the moon. During the journey, his ship disappears, and his childhood friend Andrei, the director of the mission searches for him for the next seven months. Seven months after the accident, the ship reappears, without a trace of Stan. At the same time, a series of eerie radio transmissions supposedly broadcast by Stan claim that he has actually come back home and that he found the Earth completely empty.