Original Title: Der Mondmann
Production Company: Schesch Filmkreation
Production Year: 2012
Director: Stephan Schesch
Script: Tomi Ungerer
Editor: Sarah Clara Weber
Music Composer: Tonbüro
Producer: Stephan Schesch
Running Time: 95min
Country: Germany, France, Ireland
Language: German
Main Cast:  Katharina Thalbach, Ulrich Tukur, Corinna Harfouch (voices)

A bored Man in the Moon hitches a ride to Earth on the tails of a passing comet and starts to explore the fantastical creatures and sights of a new planet. But all is not well - the Moon Man's absence from his post means that all the world's children are unable to sleep. Before the President can capture him, they must join forces to return him to his rightful place in the sky. 

Director’s Biography 

Born in Munich in 1976, Schesch started in animation as a trainee at Film Roman. In 1999 he founded Schesch Filmproduktion and has since produced and directed several films. Schesch is a member of the German Film Academy.  


2012 Moon Man
2007 The Three Bandits
2005 The Cave of the Yellow Dog
1999 The Canterville Ghost