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On a remote planet a tutor watches his apprentice carryout tests with nanotechnology as she tries to prove herself worthy of advancement.
Upon failing she demands to be given another opportunity but the tutor only agrees on condition that she listens to one story.
He begins to lecture her on the dawn of the solar system and the qualities that have driven humans to excel.
He finally reveals the true nature of her test and if she has passed.

The short film created in collaboration with European Space Agency to celebrate their pioneer Rosetta mission, which objective is to land on a comet for the first time in human history.

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  • Director: Tomek Bagiński
  • Master: Aidan Gillen
  • Apprentice: Aisling Franciosi
  • Producer: Anna Różalska
  • Producer: Jan Pomierny
  • Executive Producer (ESA): Mark McCaughrean
  • Director of Photography: Wojciech Zieliński
  • Film Editing: Wojciech Jagiełło
  • Art Director: Jakub Knapik


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