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World Cinema : Gagarin: First In Space

Starring: Yaroslav Zhalnin, Mikhail Filippov

Running Time: 108 minutes

Director: Pavel Parkhomenko

Languages: Russian

Subtitles: English

Rating: PG

Genre: Drama

On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin blasted off in a Vostok rocket, becoming the first human in space and orbiting Earth for 108 minutes. Released to coincide with the 80th anniversary of his birth, this biopic charts Gagarin's journey from a Soviet air base to the stars.