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Space Station 76 (2014)

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A 1970s version of the future, where personalities and asteroids collide.

Director:

Jack Plotnick

Writers:

Jennifer Elise Cox (screenplay written by), Sam Pancake (screenplay written by) | 3 more credits »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Wilson ... Captain Glenn
Liv Tyler ... Jessica
Marisa Coughlan ... Misty
Matt Bomer ... Ted
Jerry O'Connell ... Steve
Kylie Rogers ... Sunshine
Kali Rocha ... Donna
Matthew Morrison ... Daniel
Keir Dullea ... Mr. Marlowe
Ryan Gaul ... Chuck
Victor Togunde ... James
Jonny Jay Jonny Jay ... Trucker
Michael Stoyanov ... Dr. Bot (voice)
Susan Currie Susan Currie ... Steve's Mother
Hart Keathley Hart Keathley ... Donna's Baby
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Space Station 76 is a refueling satellite near an alternate-reality Earth, circa 1976. Jessica arrives to serve as the station's new first mate. While she narrates a piece about how she likes the predictability of asteroids, some placidly drifting asteroids are shown colliding in chain-reaction fashion. While at first the station appears normal and the people friendly, Jessica soon discovers that the people on board have issues due to the isolation and stress of being cooped up with one another in a relatively small space far from Earth. This is in addition the usual problems people struggle with, such as infidelity, loneliness, depression, and drug abuse. She tries to make friends and fit in, but, unable to connect meaningfully with anyone, she becomes lonely. She's baffled and disillusioned by the stiff and irritable Captain Glenn, who harbors secrets of his own. She finds herself drawn to Ted, a lonely, married crewman, and his 7 year-old daughter, Sunshine. Ted yearns to reconnect... Written by Ken B.

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Welcome to the future of the past. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality including graphic nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Estación Espacial 76 See more »

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Production Co:

Rival Pictures,Om Films See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Jessica's father is played by 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) & 2010 (1984) actor Keir Dullea See more »

Goofs

The foam in Captain Glenn's bathtub changes from a lot, to none at all, to a lot again. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Zero Gravity: Making Space Station 76 (2014) See more »

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Less is Never More
By LoveyDove, Azalia Snail & Dan West
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This is probably one of the stranger movies I have ever seen
3 October 2014 | by Fujiko-sanSee all my reviews

This is probably one of the stranger movies I have ever seen but I liked it. It is not, however, in any way a comedy and the trailer is hugely misleading.

Basically, and bizarrely, this story, about unhappy and lonely people, is staged in a 70s style space station. The acting is fantastic (absolutely everyone is good) and the sound track is delicious, but there is absolutely no comedy, apart from strangeness linked to the setting and a few gimmicks, (all done in the first 5 minutes).

The film is even a bit depressing. But, as I mentioned before, I liked it. It's almost like a strange hallucinogenic trip.


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