whereas First 100% civilian tourism mission orbits the Earth, the first cinematographic space mission to be Russian, is set to fly next month.
The team, made up of two astronauts – who will appear in the film – the project’s director (and actor) and an actress, should depart on 5 October on the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft, which is bound for it. International Space Station. There will be filming, which should last 12 days.
“The film revolves around the story of an ordinary man, a doctor who had nothing to do with space exploration and never thought about it. He has to travel to the space station and live the life of an astronaut. Get an invitation to save.” , director and actor Klim Shipenko told a news conference before heading to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, a rocket launching base in Kazakhstan.
The film’s lead actress Yulia Peresild said she herself learned to be a make-up artist and costume designer. She says she had problems getting makeup that met the strict criteria needed to go into space, such as not having glass and having a specific type of plastic.
“The seller didn’t understand what I wanted, and I told him I was preparing a kit to go into space,” he said with a laugh.
Fear is such a thing, which does not come in the mind of the actress, at least for the time being.
“It’s been a while to be afraid, because we’ve come this far. Baikonur lies ahead and much more [para fazer] And, to be honest, there is no time to be afraid,” said the Russian actress. “If you are afraid of wolves, you should not go into the forest.”
Director Shipenko joked that he already had his eye on the space station’s menu. “Much more diverse than in a restaurant,” he says, with Russian and Caucasian cuisine, as well as the traditional Ukrainian beet soup, “borsch,” having much in common in Eastern Europe.