Antique French Science Fiction


In 1902, director Georges Melies released his magnum opus: Le Voyage Dans La Lune (A Trip To the Moon), often considered the first science-fiction movie ever. Even if you’ve never heard of Melies, you’ve probably seen the film’s most famous shot: a moon with a human face, wincing at the spaceship that has just crashed into its eye…

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For those interested, the newly restored hand colored version of Georges Méliès’ Le Voyage Dans La Lune is available fairly cheaply with the purchase of Air’s new soundtrack album.

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