A Space Traveler Misses Earth Too Much, Too Late in This Poignant Short Film

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In short scifi film Les Spectateurs, woman realizes a safe and boring life aboard a mega-satellite, which resembles a depressingly beige suburban neighborhood, is not what she truly desires. But the satellite is about to leave Earth’s orbit forever—so is it too late for her to change her mind?

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There’s also a short making-of about the film, if you’d like to learn more about it.

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DISCUSSION

Windmills in Space? A solar thermal farm in the atmosphere on a spaceship in space? What?? Windmills make zero sense. Also those are some serious fucking rockets considering all they have to do is a deorbit burn and be captured by the Earth’s gravity. Besides that, that’s one crazy lady and I loved the visuals.