[FPSPACE] "The Dish"
Tue, 03 Oct 2000 12:53:19 +1000
> "Hettinger, Michael" wrote:
> I thought the Apollo 11 transmission was from Honeysuckle Creek, near
Hey! You're right - I remember that too.
Will check up.
Of course, it could be another case of "never let the facts get in the way of a
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brett Harrison [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, 23 September 2000 4:41 PM
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> The Dish is a new Australian film about the crucial role played in the Apollo
> mission by 4 astronomers and scientists in the New South Wales rural town of
> Parkes, location of a quite significant radio telescope. (The live TV
> transmission of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the Moon was beamed to NASA from
> Parkes, NSW, Australia - true story) Based on true events, it is nevertheless
> written and produced by Working Dog, the same team that brought us The Castle,
> black comedy which was a worldwide success a couple of years ago, and the
> now-legendary Australian TV current affairs satire "Frontline", so there is
> plenty of wit and irony.
> It's currently getting rave reviews at the Toronto Film Festival, where it has
> been described as "refreshing and uplifting" and the Australian release is on
> October 19. World release dates sometime after that, I suppose. Should be
> - look out for it.
> Brett Harrison
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