It is the near future. Astronaut Sam Bell is living on the far side of the moon, completing a three year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Earth’s primary source of energy, Helium-3.
It’s a lonely job, made harder by a broken satellite that allows no live communications home. Taped messages are all Sam can send and receive. Thankfully, his time on the moon is nearly over, and Sam will be reunited with his wife, Tess, and their three year old daughter, Eve, in only a few short weeks.
Finally, he will leave the isolation of “Sarang,” the moon base that has been his home for so long, and he will finally have someone to talk to beyond “Gerty,” the base’s well-intentioned, but rather uncomplicated computer.
Directed By: Duncan Jones
Starring: Sam Rockwell