Operation Avalanche is without a doubt the most controversial mockumentary thriller on the well-known conspiracy theory of the Apollo 11 mission. In 1967, two secret CIA agents, as documentary film crew, were sent to NASA to uncover a possible Russian spy. However, the story turns rapidly when American scientists find that the real possibility of landing on the moon and returning to Earth is very low. “Film crew” Matt and Owen come up with the idea of falsely filming a landing on the moon and keeping the promise of the American president. They had no idea, however, that they have cut a huge piece of cake and will be exposed to such a great threat. The atmosphere is starting to escalate rapidly, and the fear of being watched is growing stronger. A mockumentary movie shot in the style of an old camera draws you into a fictional story with perfect dialogues and humorous scenes and a background that the situation is really serious. The atmosphere is completed by a soundtrack with music such as Creedence Clearwater Revival and their great songs from the 60’s and 70’s. If you love science fiction, I don’t think you’ll regret this 94-minute movie. Enjoy a flight to the moon or just a perfectly faked story?
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