An Astronaut Faces His Worst Fears In Impressive Sci-Fi Short Icarus

Video: As Elton John once sang, it's lonely out in space - so it helps if you have a close family member around to help you get the job done. However, it's also way scarier when something goes wrong, as it does for the mother-and-son team stationed on Mars in Tom Teller's suspenseful short Icarus.

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According to Short of the Week, Teller shot his film in just six days - but then spent five months in post-production, working on the film's most notable element: Its polished special effects, which include the Martian landscape, some high-stakes space action, and the creation of Kevin, the astronauts' winsome robot sidekick.

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