Monday, 7 January 2013


A Trip to the Moon (1902)
[#2a in 100 Films in a Year 2013]
aka Le Voyage dans la lune, Georges Méliès' seminal sci-fi short, in the 2011 restoration of a rare hand-coloured print. And to accompany it:

The Extraordinary Voyage (2011)
[#3 in 100 Films in a Year 2013]
Shown alongside the restored short (and included on Park Circus' UK DVD released last November), this just-over-60-minute documentary describes Méliès' life and work (with specific focus on A Trip to the Moon), before moving on to the cover the various attempts at restoring his most famous work.

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