La Transversale : Time Travelling

Out of the present

Andrei Ujica

1995
Germany / France
1h36
Documentary
Col.
Russian with french subtitles

Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev is the focus of this chronicle of life on the Russian space station Mir, showing what outer space is really like. In addition to the routine day-to-day activities of eating, exercising, and conducting experiments in weightlessness, Krikalev is a bystander to the collapse of the Soviet Union during his 10-month stay onboard Mir in 1991-92.

Cast
Anatoli Artsebarski, Serguei Krikalev, Helen Sharman, Viktor Afanassiev
Screenplay
Andrei Ujica
Photography
Vadim Yusov, les cosmonautes
Sound
Frank Meyer, Andrei Ujica
Music
Peter Lazonby, Temporary Items, Mori Kante, Johann Strauss
Editing
Ralf Henninger, Heidi Leihbecher, Svetlana Ivanova, Andrei Ujica
Production
BIFF, WDR - WestDeutscher Rundfunk, Arte, Studio des Films Documentaires de Saint-Petersbourg, RTBF, Harun Farocki Filmproduktion

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