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Moon Man (2013)




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Synopsis: The man on the moon is bored. One day, he hitches a ride to Earth on the tails of a passing comet - an "attack from outer space"t hat sets the alarm bells ringing in the President's headquarters - and starts to explore the fantastical creatures and sights of a new planet. But all is not well - the Moon Man's absence from his post means that all the world's children are unable to sleep. Before the President can capture him, they must join forces to return him to his rightful place in the sky. Based on the children's book "Moon Man" by Tomi Ungerer. (c) Tribeca

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Ulrich Tukur
as The President
Corinna Harfouch
as Conquistadora
Thomas Kästner
as Bunsen van der Dunkel
Elena Kreil
as The Girl
Ulrich Noethen
as The Father
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Critic Reviews for Moon Man

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1)

Adults may long for a bit more impetus in the lackadaisical narrative. But younger viewers will be entranced by the child-like wonder the Moon Man inspires in others.

December 17, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

Quirky animated movie has positive messages, mild scares.

March 1, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

It's recommended if you adore handmade children's picture books, lovely colours and compositions, trad animation and quirky humour which never, ever panders to pop culture.

February 21, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
SFX Magazine

There's a refreshing lack of snark to recommend Moon Man: this is a movie that has heart and imagination where most animations are happy to make do with a hippo in a tutu.

January 1, 2014 | Full Review…
Irish Times

Charmingly animated but a little unfuelled in its plotting.

December 30, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Empire Magazine

A lo-fi delight, blending old-school storytelling with a whiff of head-shop trippiness.

December 30, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Observer (UK)

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