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Space: 1889 Movie - The Secret of Phobos

Posted by Angus Abranson / Chronicle City (Creator)
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[Clockwork speaking:]

Today I got some information for you that don't relate directly to this project, but might still be interesting for many of you.

As some might be aware, there was a Kickstarter project for a Space:1889 movie called "The Secret of Phobos" a while back (we posted an update about this here on this project when the project was live).

While this was done not directly by us, the people responsible are very good friends of us - and they did a wonderful job. By now, the movie is finished and it is available either via DVD or Bluray via our (German) shop or via streaming. The film is done in German (with some scenes in English), but it has English subtitles. Check out the trailer if you are curious. :-)

"Space 1889 - The Secret of Phobos" is based on the famous tabletop rpg and the first official feature film from Germany based on a roleplaying game. It was successfully funded on Kickstarter in 2015 and stars an international cast from Germany, Austria, France, the UK and Hungary. It was shot in Germany, the UK, China, Iceland and Portugal.

In "Space 1889" the colonial powers of Earth have conquered the solar system using Thomas Edisons "ether propeller". The encountered alien cultures on Mars and Venus.

Will Armstrong is a young female adventurer and explorer. On Venus she saves Michael Verne, son of famour author Jules Verne, from a dinosaur attack. At the same time she get's in the focus of the mysterious Worm Cult, a group of martian fanatics seeking revenge on mankind. They searching for an anvient artefact known as the "Graviton Key" which is installed in Will's ether flyer.

Running Time: 152 minutes Genre: Victorian Sci-Fi/Adventure Cast: Mháire Stritter, Steff Tannert, Anselme Champollion, Chris Fano, Tommy Krappweis Languages: German with some English on the main audio track, English audio commentary Subtitles. English Bonus: Making Of, Outtakes, Deleted Scenes, Audio Commentary (Englisch)

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    1. Phillip McGregor
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      A link to where it may be purchased would be appreciated.

    2. wouter
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      Sounds like a cool movie, I'll check it out.

    3. MidnightBlue
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      The movie was a fun viewing. Watched it last weekend.

      =)

    4. Christian Lacroix
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      Cool! Do you have a link for the streaming version ?