Far Side of the Moon

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Far Side of the Moon ★★ La Face Cachee de la Lune 2003

Lepage directed, wrote (an adaptation of his play), and stars as Quebec brothers Philippe and Andre. Philippe is a failed doctoral student obsessed with space, while gay younger brother Andre is a vacuous TV weatherman. They are brought into each other's orbit by the death of their mother, although Philippe has apparently never quite reached adulthood anyway. Alienation—rather than aliens—rule. French with subtitles. 105m/C DVD . CA Robert Lepage, AnneMarie Cadieux, Celine Bonnier, Marco Poulin; D: Robert Lepage; W: Robert Lepage; C: Ronald Plante; M: Benoit Jutras. VIDEO