Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

1969

Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)

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An American astronaut is selected to lead a British crew to a journey to another planet, hence the title. Colonel Glenn Ross (Roy Thinnes) is selected because of his previous experience in space travel. The crew sleeps for three weeks in a drug induced state of suspended animation while the rocket races closer to the unknown planet. Upon landing on the surface of the mystery planet, the leader is disoriented and proceeds to have futuristic flashbacks in this uneven science fiction saga.

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Cast

Roy Thinnes
as Colonel Glenn Ross
Lynn Loring
as Sharon Ross
Patrick Wymark
as Jason Webb
Herbert Lom
as Doctor Hassler
Ian Hendry
as John Kane
George Sewell
as Mark Neuman
Franco Derosa
as Paulo Landi
Ed Bishop
as David Poulson
Philip Madoc
as Dr. Pontini
Vladek Sheybal
as Psychiatrist
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Critic Reviews for Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

All Critics (4)

Journey to the Far Side of the Sun is Thunderbirds filmed in the style of 2001: A Space Odyssey %u2013 not really something one would like to see.

Nov 27, 2008 | Full Review…

Convoluted and rather dull.

Mar 1, 2004 | Rating: 2/5

Audience Reviews for Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

A decent premise, but it seems far too long for what it is, with not much actually happening. There's too many twists and reveals that end up confusing an audience, rather than making them beg for more.

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