The Cosmonaut

Pistachio Pictures

Development: Single Project

England

2016

Total project grant (euros)

30,000

Programme

Creative Europe

Sub-programme

MEDIA

Funding scheme

Development: Single Project

Call number

18/2015

Call publication date

23 Sep 2015

Application deadline

19 Nov 2015

Result publication date

13 Apr 2016

Set in a remote coastal village, 10 year old Molly is struggling to deal with the loss of her father, the captain of a fishing boat which was lost at sea.  Molly spends her nights  hunched over her shortwave radio searching across the hissing frequencies for the sound of his voice. Until one night a voice emerges from the static hiss. Its the voice of a babbling Russian in distress – the voice of Victor, a Cosmonaut from the 1960s who is falling to earth…

Pistachio Pictures is an award-winning UK film production company making dynamic and enter­taining films with a difference. Founded over 16 years ago by Alex Boden and Susan Jacobson, they operate in London and Berlin. Their focus is on working with the very best directing talent worldwide, developing and producing English language feature films with commercial potential for the international market.

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