PG | | Action, Sci-Fi
A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.
John Hough was originally set to direct, but dropped out to direct Brass Target (1978) instead.
2130; day 547. Unscheduled course correction due at 2200. Pre-correction check: rotation axis plus three degrees. Nitrous oxide pressure: 4100 rising to 5,000. Quad jet C and D on preselect. Rotor ignition sequence beginning in 3-0. Thruster line ...
During the dinner sequence after Reinhardt excuses himself to meet up with the probe ship, the film runs in reverse on an exterior shot of the dining room. You can clearly see Captain Holland walk backwards around the room and sit down.
The reason for this is possibly that the notion of heaven might not have been suitable for the young audience, whereas the Hell imagery follows on visually from the destruction of the Cygnus and therefore requires no interpretation.
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