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4.2
4,323 Ratings

A Trip to the Moon

Le voyage dans la lune

Directed by Georges Méliès
France, 1902
Silent, Sci-Fi, Short

Synopsis

From French film pioneer Georges Méliès in the year 1902, this is the story of a trip to the moon. The first film with a self-contained plot it marked the beginning of the Science Fiction genre in film.

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A Trip to the Moon Directed by Georges Méliès

Critics reviews

It’s as tantalisingly strange, witty, and original now as it was a century ago, a broadcast from the very edges of technological memory and modern reference. Of all the things cinema has been and is now, a seed for so much lies within A Trip to the Moon. It’s an experimental work, feeling out the peculiar textures and tricks of this new expressive form recognising no limits, only a basic set of proposed rules and a governing urge.
September 09, 2016
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The fantasy film against which all fantasy films are measured, Georges Méliès’ most famous work is fleet, fanciful, funny—and fifteen minutes long.
July 27, 2012
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