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Apollo 13 (Special Edition) (UK)

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Houston, we have a problem
Certificate: PG
Running Time: 134 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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It had been less than a year since man first walked on the moon, but as far as the American public was concerned, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight- until these words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Ron Howard directs Academy Award winner Ton Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris in a riveting suspense-thriller from Imagine Entertainment.

Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home.

It`s a breathtaking adventure that tells a story of courage, faith and ingenuity that is all the more remarkable because it is true!

Special Features:
Disc One: Commentary with director Ron Howard. Commentary with Jim & Marilyn Lovell.
Disc Two: The Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13. Conquering Space: The Moon and Beyond. Lucky 13: The Astronauts` Story.

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English
Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
DTS 5.1 English

Subtitle Tracks:
CC: English

Directed By:
Ron Howard

Written By:

Gary Sinise
Bill Paxton
Tom Hanks
Kathleen Quinlan
Ed Harris
Kevin Bacon

Casting By:
Jane Jenkins
Janet Hirshenson

Soundtrack By:
James Horner

Music From:
Pete Townshend

Michael J. Hill
Daniel P. Hanley

Costume Designer:
Rita Ryack

Production Designer:
Michael Corenblith

Aldric La`Auli Porter
Michael Bostick
Louisa Velis
Brian Grazer

Executive Producer:
Todd Hallowell

Universal Pictures

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