On April 1st, Netflix will release Apollo 10½: Rockets From My Childhood, a coming-of-age story of an American teenager from the master of the subject, Richard Linklater. The director proved to us that he mastered his subject with Boyhood, where he filmed, for twelve years, a child becoming a teenager and then an adult through the major stages of his life – parental divorce, moving house, first breakup and leaving for college. .With Boyhood, Richard Linklater filmed time passing like no one This time, no extraordinary temporal device, but a third animated film, after Waking Life with Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke, and A Scanner Darkly with Robert Downey Jr .and Keanu Reeves. Based on the childhood memories of Richard Linklater, Apollo 10½: The Rockets of My Childhood will evoke the fascination of Stanley, its young protagonist, for space against the backdrop of the Cold War, when the United States was engaged in a race against the clock to send, before the Soviet Union, their first man on the Moon. The young teenager will embark on his own imaginary mission after the adults create a Moon that is too big for them. fully digital and imbuing it with the analog influence of that era. The Kodachrome look, that’s where we started […]. The 1960s animation classics we watched on Saturday mornings were also a big inspiration,” explained Richard Linklater. then animated using the same techniques as Waking Life and A Scanner Darkly, with Milo Coy playing the young Stanley and Jack Black reprising his role as an adult.