- Director – Timo Vuorensla
- Starring – Julia Dietze, Udo Kier, Gotz Otto
- Writer – Johanna Sinisalo, Jarmo Puskala, Michael Kaleshike
- Year – 2012
- Length – 93 mins
In 1945 the Nazi’s went to the Moon. In 2018 they are coming back. This was the iconic tag line of Iron Sky, a sci-fi comedy which offers a slightly different theory as to what happened at the end of WWII. In this version the defeated Nazis escaped in spaceships which had been stored in the Antarctic, and set up a Nazi base on the dark side of the moon. Here the Nazis regrouped and began planning an invasion of Earth to begin in 2018. Yes, quite.
Iron Sky began production in 2006 by a team of Finnish/German writers. A hugely successful teaser trailer appeared in Cannes in 2008 and Iron Sky eventually got picked up and financed during Cannes 2010. A digital comic prequel arrived in 2010 and the film finally hit theatres in Australia and Europe this month. These Nazis have been a long time coming. (more…)