Far Side of the Moon (film)

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Far Side of the Moon
Directed by Robert Lepage
Produced by Bob Krupinski
Mario St-Laurent
Written by Robert Lepage
Starring Robert Lepage
Anne-Marie Cadieux
Marco Poulin
Céline Bonnier
Lorraine Côté
Music by Benoît Jutras
Cinematography Ronald Plante
Edited by Philippe Gagnon
Distributed by TLA Releasing
Release date
  • 2003 (2003)
Running time
105 mins
Country Canada
Language French

Far Side of the Moon, in original French, La face cachée de la lune, is a 2003 film by Robert Lepage. The film is based on the play by the same name by Lepage and Adam Nashman. The film is set in the context of the USSR-United States Space Race of the 1960s. The leading characters are the brothers André and Philippe, both played by Robert Lepage. The film was Canada's official nomination for the foreign-language Oscar.

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2004: International Press Award (FIPRESCI) to Robert Lepage at Berlin International Film Festival
  • 2004: Genie Awards for "Best Screen Adaptation" to Robert Lepage
  • 2004: Jutra Award for Best Make-up to Brigitte Bilodeau
  • 2004 : Award for "Best French language film" at Festival international francophone de Namur
  • 2004: Annual Award at Valladolid International Film Festival to Robert Lepage
  • 2004: Genie Award for Best Director to Robert Lepage
  • 2004: Genie Award for Best Film to Bob Krupinski and Mario St-Laurent
  • 2004: Genie Award for Best Actor in a Main Role to Robert Lepage

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