Operation Avalanche (2016)

Operation Avalanche
Director: Matt Johnson
Writer: Matt Johnson, Josh Boles
Cast: Matt Johnson, Owen Williams, Josh Boles, Krista Madison, Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Tom Bolton
Part of: Viennale
Seen on: 23.10.2016

Plot:
In 1967, the CIA suspects that there is a Russian mole at NASA, sabotaging the Apollo programn and keeping USAmerican astronauts out of space. So they send two operatives to NASA, undercover, to try and hunt down the mole. Matt Johnson (Matt Johnson) and Owen Williams (Owen Williams), two agents in the A/V department of the CIA, get the task: pretending to shoot a documentary about NASA, they start the hunt. But what they discover may be way bigger than just a mole.

Operation Avalanche is the documentary all the moon conspiracy theorist wish was real. It’s a great idea and starts off well enough, but halfway through it switches tone a little and that switch didn’t work that well for me.

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