The Silent Star (1960) Subtitled Trailer
A 1960 science fiction film carrying the message that science should be developed in the name of peace, not aggression. Co-produced by East Germany and the Polish People's Republic, the movie is based on Stanisław Lem's debut novel The Astronauts.
When the people of Earth discover a mysterious message from Venus, scientist decide the planet's only option is to travel to Venus. There they discover that the inhabitants of the faraway planet intended to invade Earth but were themselves destroyed. With only part of the crew returning to Earth, they warn humanity of the dangers of atomic weapons.
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