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Angel Vagenshtain (book)
Willi Brückner (literary adaptation)
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Release Date:
21 September 1972 (East Germany) See more »
Eight space cargo-ships disappear without a trace within three days. And the orbit station "Margot" has suddenly fallen silent... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Cox Habbema ... Prof. Maria Scholl
Ivan Andonov ... Daniel Lagny (as Iwan Andonov)
Rolf Hoppe ... Prof. Oli Tal
Vsevolod Sanaev ... Kun, the pilot (as Wsewolod Sanajew)
Petar Slabakov ... Pierre Brodsky (as Peter Slabakow)
Wolfgang Greese ... Chairman
Holger Mahlich ... Navigator
Benjamin Besson ... Capt. Sima Kun
Evelyn Opoczynski ... Scholl's co-worker
Justus Fritzsche ... Griva
Heidemarie Schneider ... Sima Kun's adjutant
Arndt-Michael Schade ... 1st Rescue technician
Harald Wandel ... 2nd Rescue technician
Jürgen Scharfenberg ... 3rd Rescue technician
Ivan Ivanov ... Receptionist (as Iwan Iwanow)
Herbert Dirmoser ... 1st Councillor
Kurt Höhne ... 2nd Councillor
Karl-Heinz Danowski ... Young scientist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manfred Krug ... Daniel Lagny (voice) (uncredited)
Hans-Dieter Leinhos ... Pierre Brodsky (voice) (uncredited)
Walter Richter-Reinick ... Kun (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Herrmann Zschoche 
Writing credits
Angel Vagenshtain (book) (as Angel Wagenstein)

Willi Brückner (literary adaptation)

Original Music by
Günther Fischer 
Cinematography by
Günter Jaeuthe (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Helga Gentz 
Production Design by
Erich Krüllke 
Werner Pieske 
Costume Design by
Barbara Müller 
Makeup Department
Christa Grewald .... makeup artist
Lothar Stäglich .... makeup artist
Rosemarie Stäglich .... makeup artist
Production Management
Dorothea Hildebrandt .... production manager
Gerrit List .... unit production manager
Horst Schmidt .... unit production manager
Hans-Uwe Wardeck .... unit production manager
Ursula Dombrowski .... unit manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eleonore Dressel .... assistant director
Art Department
Peter Gericke .... set maker
Jochen Hamann .... set constructor
Adolf Kilian .... props: exterieur
Günter Kriewitz .... set constructor
Hans-Joachim Schwarz .... set maker
Harald Welzel .... set constructor
Sound Department
Georg Gutschmidt .... sound
Günther Witt .... sound
Special Effects by
Günter Malinowski .... special effects
Kurt Marks .... special effects
Boris Travkin .... special effects (as Boris Trawkin)
Siegfried Wunsch .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Horst Bochow .... gaffer
Detlev Hertelt .... assistant cameraman
Alexander Kühn .... still photographer
Wilfried Riemer .... electronic advisor
Kurt Schulze .... assistant cameraman

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82 min
Color (ORWO-Color)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
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The trick sequences with spaceship models were filmed upside down, so there would be no visible wires above in the finished film.See more »


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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Pretty good, 20 August 2010
Author: Milan from Belgrade, Serbia

I recently discovered East German Sci-Fi, which didn't produce large numbers but a few very interesting films of that genre. One of these is Eolomea, rather good and in many ways cerebral film which requires all of viewer's attention. Story is carefully constructed and the sets aren't any worse then US films of that period such as "Silent Running,(not counting the "2001 Space Odyssey", of course, which is impressive even by today's standards). No, the sets and the effects are very decent, giving the budget and conditions of the production and if you compare it to big budget US flops such as "Marooned" it's on another level. Beautiful Dutch actress Cox Habbema is a real treat to watch, leading the international cast in which Ivan Andonov (a Bulgarian actor/director) and Vsevolod Sanayev, stand out. This is a first of three DEFA Sci-Fi Collection films, released by First Run Features, I had a chance to watch and it's pretty good.

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