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[i]Roth said his idea, to track down and interview the men who made history from 1969 to 1972 as six of the Apollo missions landed on the moon, was rejected by major movie studios and TV networks.
"They said astronauts talking about themselves and their feelings was not 'manly enough,'" Roth said. "But they said if they can build motorcycles, give us a call."
Unfazed, Roth and co-producer and cinematographer Paul Basta eventually located seven of the nine Apollo men still alive and recorded their stories.
Released six months ago, "The Wonder of it All" is gaining critical acclaim at film festivals around the world, but so far it has not been released to theaters nationwide.
That could soon change.
Roth said they're teaming up with the American Film Institute, which could lead to a distribution deal or a major TV network before being released on DVD.[/i]
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