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Defying Gravity 

TV-14 | | Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Series (2009)
Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.
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Series cast summary:
Ron Livingston ...  Maddux Donner 13 episodes, 2009
Malik Yoba ...  Ted Shaw 13 episodes, 2009
Andrew Airlie ...  Mike Goss 13 episodes, 2009
Paula Garcés ...  Paula Morales 13 episodes, 2009
Florentine Lahme Florentine Lahme ...  Nadia Schilling 13 episodes, 2009
Karen LeBlanc ...  Eve Weller-Shaw 13 episodes, 2009
Eyal Podell ...  Dr. Evram Mintz 13 episodes, 2009
Dylan Taylor ...  Steve Wassenfelder 13 episodes, 2009
Christina Cox ...  Jen Crane 13 episodes, 2009
Laura Harris ...  Zoe Barnes 13 episodes, 2009
Ty Olsson ...  Rollie Crane 12 episodes, 2009
Zahf Paroo ...  Ajay Sharma 11 episodes, 2009
Maxim Roy ...  Claire Dereux 11 episodes, 2009
William Vaughan ...  Arnel Poe 11 episodes, 2009
Peter Howitt ...  Trevor Williams 8 episodes, 2009
Lara Gilchrist ...  Sharon Lewis 6 episodes, 2009
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In the near future, eight astronauts from five countries (four women and four men) undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission covering thirteen billion kilometres. With the eyes of the world upon them - everything they do is monitored, and every emotion they feel, scrutinized - they soon discover that their real assignment is not at all what they thought. Written by Mark Cameron

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2 August 2009 (USA) See more »

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High Production Value.
2 August 2009 | by m-odSee all my reviews

Very interesting story with a bit of a 2001 feel to it. Space reality, with a touch of otherworldly influence.

I watched this in HD and being a space junkie found it near breath taking. The visuals were so crisp and clear. Things were about as real as they could get. Everything seemed plausible minus the "divine interventions" shall we say.

It also plays heavy with philosophy, debating freewill vs fate. Are we predestined to achieve certain goals, or are we the creators of our future? What is the value of life? Are we just expressed genetics? Where does Biology end and humanity begin?

They've set out on a six year mission to cruise our solar system, will they make it past year one? Let's hope so.


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