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Dark Side of the Moon

How could the flag flutter when there’s no wind on the moon? During an interview with Stanley Kubrick’s widow an extraordinary story came to light. She claims Kubrick and other Hollywood producers were recruited to help the U.S. win the high stakes race to the moon.

In order to finance the space program through public funds, the U.S. government needed huge popular support, and that meant they couldn’t afford any expensive public relations failures. Fearing that no live pictures could be transmitted from the first moon landing, President Nixon enlisted the creative efforts of Kubrick, whose 2001: a Space Odyssey (1968) had provided much inspiration, to ensure promotional opportunities wouldn’t be missed.

In return, Kubrick got a special NASA lens to help him shoot Barry Lyndon (1975). A subtle blend of facts, fiction and hypothesis around the first landing on the moon, Dark Side Of The Moon illustrates how the truth can be twisted by the manipulation of images.

With use of ‘hijacked’ archival footage, false documents, real interviews taken out of context or transformed through voice-over or dubbing, staged interviews, as well as, interviews with astronauts like Buzz Aldrin and others, Dark Side Of The Moon navigates the viewer through lies and truth; fact and fiction. This is no ordinary documentary. Its intent is to inform and entertain the viewer, but also to shake him up – make him aware that one should always view television with a critical eye.

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  1. fuck you all

  2. Wait, there’s actually people that believe we haven’t been to the moon? lol I guess they believe that Hitler killed 6,000,000 Jews too? haha

    David Cole (Jew) in Auschwitz – https://youtu.be/xeG89gyV_LU

  3. The hoax was so successful they repeated it another half a dozen times.

  4. This Documentary which turns out to be a “Comedy” reeled me in hook line and sinker, and it was not until the very end that I realized the Documentary is a Joke for fun, or for comedy! Though it was funny, I was looking for serious Documentaries to watch in which this one wasted my time. EYE 5

  5. this is a MOCKUMENTARY…. you stupid, stupid jackasses… rofl

  6. The landscape and lighting is wrong. The mountains are too close, or the distance to the horizon is too short. And prop lines at the bottom of the mountains are clearly evident. Whether or not the landing happened is irrelevant to the question of the authenticity of the photos.

  7. guys, you are not really fighting over a mockumentary, right? …
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Side_of_the_Moon_%28documentary%29

  8. For all you people arguing about whether or not the moon landing happened, and how that relates to this film, here’s a hint:
    “…illustrates how the truth can be twisted by the manipulation of images.
    With use of ‘hijacked’ archival footage, false documents, real interviews taken out of context or transformed through voice-over or dubbing, staged interviews, as well as, interviews with astronauts like Buzz Aldrin and others, Dark Side Of The Moon navigates the viewer through lies and truth; fact and fiction. This is no ordinary documentary. Its intent is to inform and entertain the viewer, but also to shake him up – make him aware that one should always view television with a critical eye.”

  9. I love all the people on here complaining about this being “another “we never went to the moon” conspiracy crap” film. That’s not at all what this is. If you had bothered to watch the film or even read the description on this page you’d see what the film actually is!
    Jesus fucking christ, the amount of arrogance in these posts is mind boggling too. It’s YOU who doesn’t get it!

  10. “You just can’t believe everything you see and hear can you? Now excuse me… I must be on my way” Jimi
    Peel the layers back, edit, change the lighting and you will find another truth to anything. Remember this is all entertainment.

  11. Haven’t watched this version — hope they explain that this is all a ruse.

  12. this is a mockumentary

  13. to this idiot-
    ‘oh … another “we never went to the moon” conspiracy crap … seriously this is getting old. It really is a bit troubling to see that while some men dedicate their whole life studying and working to accomplish amazing feats for the advancement of the human race, other waste their useless time and energy trying to deny it.
    It’s quite astonishing to see how far they can go in ignorance. How deep they can dig to avoid facing reality. I guess some find it easier to stay in their delusion rather than actually learning stuff.
    Conspiracy theorist love questions but they hate answers. The moon landing ? It’s a conspiracy ! Global Warming ? The Government did it. The earth is not flat ? That’s what they want you to think.
    But hey, what can I say. You’ll probably think I’m an agent paid by the world government to cover up the plots.
    See ya’ retards !
    Hail Xenu.’
    oh dear. unless anyone has proof eitherway, both sides r gullable fools. i suggest you get a hobby, other than insulting strangers on websites. bitter is ugly. you know nothing. accept that, you moron.

  14. It is a joke people! If you watched this and actually thought it was serious you must have little to no sense of humour. Great movie.

  15. man, this is bollucks
    In none of the interviews with Kissenger,Rumsfeld ect.. do they pin point what they are talking about. Watch it again, its just edited bullshit. Its left  to the narator to fill in the gaps and a couple of crazy people.
    I dont like the American goverment, I believe hardly anything they say… but this documentry is very poor

  16. american’t

  17. Some people are so dumb, not seeing this a mockumentary with a couple of messages. 1)It’s funny 2)It shows how even such a big subject can be turned into something unbelievable for the mass and 3) It stimulates people to not believe everything they see or get told (by the media).

  18. if they really went to the moon, WHY have they not gone back ? Why have they not gone and got all the minerals or build the moon base? People who really believe that america could have gone to the moon need to wake and deal with facts abt space. It’s just like how they found the passports at ground 0.

    • They have gone back to the moon you moronic boob! Please don’t make claims before you read up on it or in your case I guess google it! They will even send someone to the moon,for a million dollars you can buy one ticket to the moon,that’s a fact!!!! They have a space station floating in space as we speak with astronauts in it you nincompoop. The fact why the flag looked like it was blowing was because of the poor quality of video. If we didn’t land either way what does it matter,which we did by the way, because we have now. I usually don’t reply to this but this idiot truly pissed me off what a joker!!
      Go back to school please before you poison any mind’s with your non sense!!

      • gobacktoschool….I find such sweet irony with your name especially after reading your statements. Real astronauts train for years before even SIMULATING a launch, let alone actually going through with it. Yes they have a space station floating, but answer this smartass…why are they abandoning it?? Why is the so called “leader of the space race” suddenly dropping their program to fly in another countries shuttles? Re-read your user handle, and take your own advice, GO BACK TO SCHOOL.

  19. CAN’T HEAR A THING. GAVE UP.

  20. Russia themselves confirmed radio signals from the moon during the US moon landing.

  21. Russia themselves confirmed radio signals from the moon during the US moon landing.

  22. Russia themselves confirmed radio signals from the moon during the US moon landing.

  23. You numskulls do realize this is a mockumentary, right?

  24. fun mockumentory, had me going.

  25. If people questioned whether 2+2 equaled 4, there would be no angry reactions because there’d be no doubts about the truth.  There is a strong connection between anger and fear.

  26. If people questioned whether 2+2 equaled 4, there would be no angry reactions because there’d be no doubts about the truth.  There is a strong connection between anger and fear.

  27. If people questioned whether 2+2 equaled 4, there would be no angry reactions because there’d be no doubts about the truth.  There is a strong connection between anger and fear.

  28. It amazes me how we have been mislead so often. The manipulation of events to stimulate nationalism is such a sad side-effect to the post WWII world. The end result has not been revolutionary for anyone duped … most of us who were the targets of flagrant (and foolish) propaganda are not agry; however, we no longer believe in our leaders and worse yet our political and economic systems. In the end that is perhaps for the best. It might point to our evolution out of a naive intellectual childhood — hopefully not into a despondent intellectual adolescence.
    Thank goodness for the glimmer of hope that the internet has opened up for us all. Too bad that the truth all to often hurts.

  29. oh and ur trying to peddle a conspiracy theory that would require the willing silence of around 40,000 (figure quoted by a NASA man) participants in and around the programme. each one of which would have far more to gain by the conspiracy’s exposure than by collaborating with it.

  30. oh and ur trying to peddle a conspiracy theory that would require the willing silence of around 40,000 (figure quoted by a NASA man) participants in and around the programme. each one of which would have far more to gain by the conspiracy’s exposure than by collaborating with it.

  31. oh and ur trying to peddle a conspiracy theory that would require the willing silence of around 40,000 (figure quoted by a NASA man) participants in and around the programme. each one of which would have far more to gain by the conspiracy’s exposure than by collaborating with it.

  32. when u actually ‘think’ about it it isnt that hard to accomplish. guys with pens and paper, computers with the power of a pockect calculator, most apollo era (as now) spaceflight was just a series of fancy ballistics calculations and simple newtonian mechanics. i heard some mention of the van Allen belt, and radiation was a danger. one mission supposedly missed a lethal spell of solar radiation by mere days- it would seem that apollo was blessed with an abundance of good fortune and this contributed to success just as much as engineering prowess and the massive cojones of the astronauts.

  33. simple, check out the comparison of the alleged distances travelled by all space missions since the time, and accept the logic truth. the moon landing was a hoax.

  34. simple, check out the comparison of the alleged distances travelled by all space missions since the time, and accept the logic truth. the moon landing was a hoax.

  35. PROTIP : watch the last 30 seconds before commenting (especially if you believe that the moon landing was a fake).

  36. have you ever jerkoed off into ure coffe then swilled it down that is what this documentary might be like. said coffee event is only rumoured to of hAPPENED somewhere in the western hemisphere its exct participants and reasons are unknow b ut lets speculate. ….

  37. have you ever jerkoed off into ure coffe then swilled it down that is what this documentary might be like. said coffee event is only rumoured to of hAPPENED somewhere in the western hemisphere its exct participants and reasons are unknow b ut lets speculate. ….

  38. have you ever jerkoed off into ure coffe then swilled it down that is what this documentary might be like. said coffee event is only rumoured to of hAPPENED somewhere in the western hemisphere its exct participants and reasons are unknow b ut lets speculate. ….

  39. Dmitri Muffley!!! Hahaaaaaaaaaaaaa. What a hoax of a documentary! BRILLIANT!!

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  42. Dmitri Muffley!!! Hahaaaaaaaaaaaaa. What a hoax of a documentary! BRILLIANT!!

  43. Dmitri Muffley!!! Hahaaaaaaaaaaaaa. What a hoax of a documentary! BRILLIANT!!

  44. Dmitri Muffley!!! Hahaaaaaaaaaaaaa. What a hoax of a documentary! BRILLIANT!!

  45. Dmitri Muffley!!! Hahaaaaaaaaaaaaa. What a hoax of a documentary! BRILLIANT!!

  46. This moon landing conspiracy stuff is extremely immature. Pick up some books guys your missing out on something fascinating. If you think about it anyway, theres very little that can’t be faked but wheres the advantage in doubting everything fantastic?

  47. If you want to see what late 1960’s and early 1970’s film technology could do to fake a Moon landing look no further than Space 1999.  There’s a lot more to it than just slowing the film down.  Try to get dust to fall back down to the ground immediately after being kicked up in Earth gravity and in atmospheric pressure.

    Rather than asking NASA to address the nonsense points of the dis-believers, I would like to see the them recreate just one minute of Moon footage using film techniques of the period.

  48. ive just stopped believing anything that the USA says is fact so this doesn;t surprise me.

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