For All Mankind: The Criterion Collection (1989)
Thursday 2nd May 2019
In July 1969, the space race ended when Apollo 11 fulfilled President Kennedy's challenge of "landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth." No one who witnessed the lunar landing will ever forget it.
Al Reinert's documentary For All Mankind is the story of the twenty-four men who travelled to the moon, told in their words, in their voices, using the images of their experiences. Fifty years later, it remains the most radical, visually dazzling work of cinema yet made about this earth-shaking event.
For All Mankind is released as part of the Criterion treatment on Blu-ray 24th June 2019 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
- New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by producer-director Al Reinert (with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack)
- Audio commentary featuring Reinert and Apollo 17 commander Eugene A. Cernan, the last man to set foot on the moon
- An Accidental Gift: The Making of "For All Mankind," a new documentary featuring interviews with Reinert, Apollo 12 and Skylab astronaut Alan Bean, and NASA archive specialists Don Pickard, Mike Gentry, Morris Williams, and Chuck Welch
- On Camera, a collection of excerpted on-screen interviews with fifteen of the Apollo astronauts
- New video programme about Bean's artwork, accompanied by a gallery of his paintings
- NASA audio highlights and lift-off footage
- Optional on-screen identification of astronauts and mission control specialists
- Booklet featuring essays by film critic Terrence Rafferty and Reinert
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.