Trailer for Indie 'Capsule' About Britain's First Manned Space Mission

October 14, 2016
Source: YouTube

Capsule Trailer

One Man, One Mission, One Choice. If you haven't already seen this trailer, it might be worth checking out. Capsule is an indie film about Britain's first manned mission to space. It's not actually a true story (as they never sent anyone into space at that time), so this technically counts as "sci-fi", but considering it plays very much like a real thriller that's probably how it should be categorized. Edmund Kingsley plays Guy Taylor, the first British pilot ever sent up into space in 1959, but his capsule malfunctions and he starts to suffer from hypoxia (oxygen deprivation). The cast includes Lisa Greenwood, David Wayman, Nigel Barber and Michael Koltes. This looks like a nice contained thriller, there's just something off about it. See below.

Here's the official trailer (+ poster) for Andrew Martin's Capsule, found direct on YouTube:

Capsule Poster

The year is 1959. It is the height of the Cold War. An experienced fighter pilot finds himself in command of Britain's first manned mission to space, when his capsule malfunctions and he begins suffering from hypoxia. With limited radio contact to the UK, some unusual messages from the US, and unorthodox communication with Soviet Russia, he must fight to survive and make it back home to Earth. Capsule is both written and directed by British filmmaker Andrew Martin, a cinematographer making his feature directorial debut after a few short films (Foxhole, Padded Cell) previously. Based on a story by Felix Forrest. This first premiered at the Sci-Fi London International Film Festival earlier this year. We're not sure of any actual release date yet, so stay tuned for updates. Visit the film's official website here. Is anyone interested?

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