Great idea from the ESA to partner with Platige Image to make this short film, and a wonderful quote from one of the team near the end when Lukasz Sobisz says:
“I’m very surprised you need something like this at all now. Mankind sends a probe into space to catch a comet and land on it and we need a great Director, Film and Actors to convince people this is interesting.”
- My thoughts exactly.
Tomek Bagiński’s AMBITION, starring Aidan Gillen (GAME OF THRONES) and Aisling Franciosi (THE FALL), plays a key part in supporting the European Space Agency (ESA)’s Rosetta mission.
The short film tells the story of one of the most important space exploration endeavours of this decade. Just as Gillen’s enigmatic Master encourages Franciosi’s Apprentice to seek out the key to life amidst a rugged alien landscape, ESA has been on a decade-long ambitious journey of its own, to unlock the mysteries of a comet and the origins of our Solar System with its Rosetta spacecraft, hundreds of millions of kilometres from Earth.
AMBITION complements the ongoing communication about Rosetta and adds a “human dimension” to the scientific and technological achievements of the mission, which include curiosity, drive and ambition.