Moon Landing

by Melany Mora

Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica


Nel Astro is a 10-year-old aspiring astronaut who wants to fly to the moon. Aiming for the stars, he ventures into a mission to get to the highest place of a local funfair before the day ends. But this could be quite an odyssey for a human being that moves at a quarter speed than the others.

Director's biography

Melany Mora is a 22-year-old Costa Rican director. She studied Audiovisual Communication at the University of Costa Rica, where she directed short films such as "Love is Fascist" (2018) and "Alunizaje" (2020), selected at the Costa Rica International Film Festival, ícaro and Cheangju International Film Festival. Audience winner at the Shnit International Film Festival and Lúdico Film Festival and Jury Prize at Bowo Film Festival.


Director: Melany Mora

Screenplay: Melany Mora

Cinematography: Josué M.Soto, José Daniel Cerdas


Original title: Alunizaje

Running time: 07'

Film type: Fiction

Country: Costa Rica

Completion date: February, 2020