"Space Sweepers" is a 2021 South Korean space Western film directed by Jo Sung-hee.
The starring cast includes Song Joong-ki as Kim Tae-ho - Former Commander of the Space Guards and the first ever UTS Genius, Kim Tae-ri, Jin Seon-kyu, Richard Armitage as James Sullivan - The CEO of UTS, Yoo Hae-jin, Ye-Rin Park as Dorothy, Mu-Yeol Kim as Kang Hyun-Woo, Ji-Yeol Oh as Kim Soon-Yi, Hyang-gi Kim, Nas Brown and others.
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Netflix on Monday, January 18, 2021 released the trailer for "Space Sweepers" you can watch here:
Space Sweepers | Official Trailer | Netflix.
Here is a short review of "Space Sweepers" movie plot summary.
In the year 2092, Earth has become nearly uninhabitable. The UTS Corporation builds a new orbiting home for humanity that mimics the natural processes on Earth; however, only a chosen few are permitted to ascend and become UTS citizens, while those remaining on Earth breathe polluted air.
To regulate the population in orbit and keep an eye on the non-citizens, UTS governs them via a strict set of rules and taxes. Many non-citizens from all across the globe work as space sweepers, collecting space debris floating in Earth's orbit and selling it to the company factory for survival. The plot follows such a crew of space sweepers and their ship, the Victory.
Victory's crew has Kim Tae-ho, Tiger Park and Bubs (an android), all led by Captain Jang. Tiger Park handles the ship's machinery and was a drug baron on Earth. Bubs used to be a robot soldier but now helps repair the ship and cast the net for space junk while saving up to get a complete skin graft. Captain Jang was one of the child geniuses sponsored by UTS and created several hi-tech inventions for the company but, after discovering the company's true workings, became a pirate and tried to assassinate James (Richard Armitage) Sullivan. Her crew was killed and Sullivan survived, so she changed identities and had an eye transplant. Tae-ho, once a child soldier, is on a search for his daughter (Su-ni); who was lost and ejected into space after a space debris collided with the station they were staying at. His sole life aim is to pay for the authorities' recovery team to locate her body tracker before she drifts out of orbit and gets lost in space forever.
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"Space Sweepers" movie release date was scheduled to be on February 5, 2021 distributing by Netflix and Merry Christmas.
The duration of the film is 136 minutes. The film's budget is , (~US$21.2 million).
Principal photography began on July 3, 2019, and filming was completed on November 2.
"Space Sweepers" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.6/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 69/100.
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