[Watch the Sky] VS [The Sun]

Watch the Sky
Watch the Sky
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The Sun
The Sun
  • Release year: 2005
  • Genres: Drama, History
  • Rating: 7.3
  • Gross worldwide: $218,325
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Basic information [Watch the Sky] VS [The Sun]
Watch the Sky Solntse
Poster Watch the Sky The Sun
Release date 2017 (United States) November 18, 2005 (Italy)
Rating 3.8(209 ratings) 7.3(2.8K ratings)
Genres Drama, Sci-Fi Drama, History
Plot In an effort to capture amateur video of outer space, two young brothers unexpectedly find themselves in harm's way, when an innocent science experiment becomes a day filled with unearthly events threatening their sleepy coastal town. --
Taglines It's just one balloon in the entire sky, what's the worst that can happen? --
Gross worldwide -- $218,325
Gross US & Canada -- $77,303
Opening weekend US & Canada -- $11,588(Nov 22, 2009)
Top Cast
Luke Albright
Luke Albright
Steve Neary
J. Nicole Brooks
J. Nicole Brooks
Jane
George Caleodis
George Caleodis
Coach Gale
Christopher Corbin
Christopher Corbin
Randal
Amie Farrell
Amie Farrell
Diane
Kris Frost
Kris Frost
Deputy Robert
Karen Furno
Karen Furno
Polly
Adrianne Grady
Adrianne Grady
Nurse
Zak Holman
Zak Holman
CIA Agent
Karson Kern
Karson Kern
Michael Neary
Tom Kiesche
Tom Kiesche
Jurassic Bob
Miracle Laurie
Miracle Laurie
Laura Neary
Issei Ogata
Issei Ogata
Emperor Shouwa-Tennou Hirohito
Robert Dawson
Robert Dawson
General Douglas MacArthur
Kaori Momoi
Kaori Momoi
Empress Kojun
Shirô Sano
Shirô Sano
The chamberlain
Shinmei Tsuji
Shinmei Tsuji
Old servant
Taijirô Tamura
Taijirô Tamura
Scientist
Georgiy Pitskhelauri
Georgiy Pitskhelauri
McArthur's warrant officer
Hiroya Morita
Hiroya Morita
Suzuki, Prime Minister
Toshiaki Nishizawa
Toshiaki Nishizawa
Yonai, Minister of the Navy
Naomasa Musaka
Naomasa Musaka
Anami - Minister of War
Yûsuke Tozawa
Yûsuke Tozawa
Kido, (as Yusuke Tozawa)
Kôjirô Kusanagi
Kôjirô Kusanagi
Togo, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Director Alexander Murillo Aleksandr Sokurov
Writer(s) Alexander Murillo Yuriy Arabov, Jeremy Noble
Awards [Watch the Sky] VS [The Sun]
awards --

Berlin International Film Festival 2005

Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Aleksandr Sokurov

Cahiers du Cinéma 2006

Winner
Top 10 Film Award
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov
Tied with Private Fears in Public Places (2006)

Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival 2005

Winner
Grand Prix - Golden Apricot
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2006

Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Aleksandr Sokurov

Nika Awards 2006

Winner
Nika
Best Screenplay
Yuriy Arabov
Nominee
Nika
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov(director)
Igor Kalyonov(producer)
Andrey Sigle(producer)
Marco Mueller(producer)
Nikola Film
Proline Film
Downtown Pictures
MACT Productions
Riforma Films
Best Production Designer
Elena Zhukova
Best Costume Designer
Lidiya Kryukova

Russian Guild of Film Critics 2005

Winner
Golden Aries
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov(director)
Igor Kalyonov(producer)
Andrey Sigle(producer)
Marco Mueller(producer)
Best Director
Aleksandr Sokurov
Best Score
Andrey Sigle
Nominee
Golden Aries
Best Script
Yuriy Arabov
Best Art Direction
Elena Zhukova

Village Voice Film Poll 2009

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Actor
Issei Ogata
9th place.

Village Voice Film Poll 2005

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Undistributed Film
2nd place.

More details [Watch the Sky] VS [The Sun]
Country of origin United States --
Official site Official Facebook --
Language English --
Also known as S pogledom u nebo The Sun
Filming locations San Pedro, California, USA --
Production companies ROC Film Partners, MoonBalloon Entertainment Nikola Film, Proline Film, Downtown Pictures
Runtime 1 hour 27 minutes 1 hour 50 minutes
Color Color Color
Aspect ratio 1.78 : 1 --
Certificate -- Not Rated
Countries of origin -- Russia, Italy, Switzerland, France
Languages -- Japanese, English
Sound mix -- Dolby Digital

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