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The Day the Sky Exploded Details

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A scientific experiment gone leaves the fate of the world hanging in the balance in this sci-fi thriller. The United States, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain join forces to launch a manned space mission, but things go terribly wrong and crew leader John MacLaren (Paul Hubschmid) is forced to abandon ship shortly after blast off. MacLaren safely returns to Earth, but the rocket continues to sail through space, eventually reaching the sun and causing it to break apart. The consequences are immediate and disastrous -- asteroids pummel the planet, Earthquakes and extreme weather conditions tear at the world's major cities, and the world's scientific community bands together in a last-ditch effort to stop the disaster before it's too late. Le Danger Vient de l'Escape (released in the United States as The Day The Sky Exploded features top-notch cinematography from European horror legend Mario Bava. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast

Jean-Jacques Delbo
as Sergei Boetnikov
Madeleine Fischer
as Katy Dandridge
Ivo Garrani
as Herbert Weisser
Paul Hubschmid
as John MacLaren
Gerard Landry
Fiorella Mari
as Mary MacLaren
Dario Michaelis
as Pierre Leducq
Giacomo Rossi-Stuart
Fiorella Mari
as Mary MacLaren
Dario Michaelis
as Pierre Leducq
Ivo Garrani
as Herbert Weisser
Madeleine Fischer
as Katy Dandridge
Paul Hubschmid
as John MacLaren
Jean-Jacques Delbo
as Sergei Boetnikov

Crew

Paolo Heusch
Director
Guido Giambartolomei
Producer
Marcello Coscia
Screenwriter
Sandro Continenza
Screenwriter
Mario Bava
Cinematographer
Carlo Rustichelli
Composer (Music Score)
Otello Colangeli
Editor
Beni Montresor
Art Director
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