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Thrilling short film Lunar shows us prison life on the Moon

Set in the year 2057, future Los Angeles citizens are under constant fear of being sent away to LUNAR penitentiaries. That's right people it's a MOON PRISON!


Lunar, by Tyson Wade Johnston, shows one man's struggle to break out of the Lunar Prison. A place no-one has ever escaped from, ever.

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Derek C. F. Pegritz

"Moon prisons" for terrestrial criminals is one of the stupidest ideas ever bandied about in sci-fi. You think the US taxpayer spends too much for housing prisoners now—how about paying to haul their asses up out of the gravity well, cross to the Moon, then provide them with food and water and air in a facility that no doubt cost billions to construct?