Leonov has been a hero of the author's youth since that day in 1965 when he was the first man to go out into space. How could this Air Force General-Staff, the dual hero of the USSR, initially "the son of an enemy of the people", have been able to surf the wave of regime changes and integrate perfectly with Russia? 'today ? With many Soviet archival images, this film tells the story of a pioneer in the conquest of space.
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Image: Christian Deloeil
Sound: Philippe Fabbri
Editing: Fabien Daguerre
In coproduction with Les Films de la Castagne, Toulouse Télévision TLT, Screen Films and the CRRAV – Nord-Pas-de-Calais Cinema and Audiovisual.
With the participation of the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée, the Procirep – Society of Cinema and Television Producers and the Angoa and the Midi-Pyrénées Region.
Selected for the Kinorama Festival of Biarritz in 2014