L5: First City in Space (1996)

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Life on a 10,000 person space station as viewed through the eyes of a 7 year old girl.


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Cast overview:
Martha Henry ...
Narrator (voice)
Rachel Walker ...
Chieko Mori
Colin Fox ...
Chieko's Grandfather
Denis Akiyama ...
Chieko's Father
Genevieve Langlois ...
Chieko's Mother
Kristen Bone ...
Chieko's Friend
Chieko's Friend (as Leah Cudmore)
Alisha Morrison ...
Chieko's Friend
Cody Jones ...
Chieko's Friend
Cecilley Carroll ...
Chieko's Friend


Life on a 10,000 person space station as viewed through the eyes of a 7 year old girl.

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Short



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11 October 1996 (USA)  »

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1.44 : 1
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The worst movie in this galaxy...
14 December 2000 | by (Wuppertal, Germany) – See all my reviews

L5 (First City in Space) was announced to be a thrilling sci-fi movie, situated in the first man-made City in Space in the orbit of the moon. But there is some trouble with the water supply, so an audacious hero has to save the world in a difficult and risky mission.... A perfect action movie, and 3d-IMAX technology promised a remarkable experience?! BUT!! Imagine a small, 5 year old girl, showing her wild animals (chicken, fish, etc.) to the audience; set in an environment of cheap plastic instruments, bad textured computer simulations...

Ok; don't get me wrong: the movie really is not that boring, for there are the tensing tales of the girl's grandpa!!

And then the summit of it all: far out in space the hero is struggling for the sake of the City... sounds like action, right? But you never see anything about it - he just tells by radio: "It was a hard mission, but finally I made it!"

Movie over - money gone. Now you should awake your friends and leave the theatre!

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