In the Dust of the Stars

(Im Staub der Sterne)

GDR, 1976, 95 min, color
In German; English subtitles
Credits:
Director
Script
Dramaturg
Editor
Camera
Set Design
Costume Design
Music (Score)
Cast
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Synopsis

The Cyrno spaceship lands on the planet TEM 4 in order to respond to a call for help. The Temers deny having sent this message. As commander Akala prepares the spaceship to leave, the ruler of TEM 4 invites her and her crew to a party. Drugs mixed into the guests' food starts to affect their consciousness, but navigator Suko, who stayed on the spacecraft for security reasons, is beginning to uncover the planet's secret...

Press comments

Listed in The New York Times feature, “Hailing the DVD Distributors: The Best Vault Raiders of 2005”

                            

"A very challenging project of the early DEFA studios where they tried to copy with improvisation and talent the more costly Western productions."
— K. Bruehne, Lexikon des Internationalen Films, 1993

Availability

Special features:
  • Introductory Essay
  • Interview with Director of Photography
  • Photo Gallery
  • Director / Cast Biographies & Filmographie
  • DEFA Sci-Fi Trailer Gallery

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