The Right Stuff


Director: Philip Kaufman Actors: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris Genres: Adventure, Drama, History Country: USA Release Year: 1983 Duration: 193 min Synopsis: Tom Wolfe’s book on the history of the U.S. Space program reads like a novel, and the film has that same fictional quality. It covers the breaking of the sound barrier by Chuck Yeager to the Mercury 7 astronauts, showing that no one had a clue how to run a space program or how to select people to be in it. Thrilling, funny, charming and electrifying all at once…