A commercial film producer actually filmed part of the film in space to make a film related to space. ‘The Challenge’ is the first feature film shot in space in the world. The Russian name of the Russian film released on April 20 is ‘Vyzov’.
This film created a sensation at the box office after its release. For the shooting of this film, the film director and actress spent 12 days on the International Space Station in October 2021. It is said that this film has been seen by more than 1.4 million people in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union and has earned 44.5 million rubles or 5.5 million dollars.
According to the story of this movie, actress Yulia Peresild, who plays the role of a chest surgeon, is sent into space on an emergency mission to treat a sick astronaut. Director Klim Shipenko has written the story of the film. A special screening of this film was held on April 12, Cosmonautics Day, at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, the capital of Russia. In which the film’s director and other actors and crew members also participated.
The film also stars professional Russian cosmonauts Anton Shakplerev, Oleg Novitsky, and Pyotr Dubrov. Nowitzki played the role of a sick astronaut. No information about the cost of making this film has been released so far. However, according to Russian media, the cost of the film is at least 16 million dollars.
The film is slated to be released in the Middle East on April 27, while it is said that no decision has been made regarding its release in other countries of the world.