The Right Stuff (Remastered) (1983)

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Epic and glorious were America's dreams to master the sky and journey into space. Also epic and glorious is this landmark movie about one adventurous test pilot, seven brave astronauts and the colourful era that forged their heroism: Philip Kaufman's spectacular film of Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff.

Winner of four Academy Awards, The Right Stuff chronicles the story of the pioneering Mercury astronauts: men named Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, Cooper and Slayton, the first Americans to ride a primitive spacecraft solo into a new frontier. Preceding them in the history books was the legendary Chuck Yeager, who far removed from the awesome media spotlight that would focus on the "spacemen" a decade later, became the first man to break the sound barrier piloting the fabled X-1.

Sam Shepard (as Yeager), Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Barbara Hershey, Fred Ward and others in a marvellous ensemble cast make this sweeping saga funny, touching and bracingly human.

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Starring
Charles Frank
Scott Glenn
Ed Harris
Lance Henriksen
Scott Paulin
Dennis Quaid
Sam Shepard
Fred Ward
Kim Stanley
Barbara Hershey
Veronica Cartwright
Pamela Reed
Directed by
Philip Kaufman
Music
Bill Conti
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(91:00)
Drama 1983 184:53 576i (PAL) 2 4
Video
Widescreen 1.78:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (384Kb/s), French Dolby Digital 5.1 (384Kb/s), German Dolby Digital 5.1 (384Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, French, Italian, Dutch, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Romanian, Bulgarian, English for the Hearing Impaired, German for the Hearing Impaired
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