Misja na Księżyc. Filmowe obrazy wielkiego skoku ludzkości
Mission to the Moon: Cinematic portrayals of the giant leap of mankind
The article analyzes the portrayals of the trip to the Moon in the following motion pictures: Le Voyage dans la Lune dir. Georges Méliès, 1902, Apollo 13 dir. Ron Howard, 1995, Opération Lune dir. William Karell, 2002 and First Man dir. Damien Chazelle, 2018. The author addresses the changes in the symbolic dimension of the cinematic portrayals of Moon conquest as well as the visual representation of those changes. The principal focus of the article is on the special place of the Moon conquest within American mythology and recent attempts at both restitution and demythologization of this particular myth.