Nydenion (2011)


Nydenion is a 2011 science fiction film by director Jack Moik.

Also known as Star Cruiser (France) and Nydenion – Krieg der Kolonien (Germany).


Over centuries the early colonies have evolved into giant empires. The Sycon Empire is at war with the Confederation of Free Worlds. In the last 75 years, the death toll has risen, Peace is long forgotten and earth is just a legend. The Pilot Rick Walker is hired to transport a mysterious woman to a secret peace negotiation. But after an attack they are forced to crash land on a remote planet…


  • Jack Moik … Captain Rick Walker.
  • Annette Schmiedel … Cynthia Perkins.
  • Marcos Koutelas … Colonel Nathan Gallagher.
  • Stephanie Dal Canton … Lieutenant Lydia Preston / Female Android Prytadis / Controller Repulse #2.
  • Andreas Arens … Mechanic.
  • Axel Mertes … Harry Gibbons.
  • Axel Loh … Lieutenant Commander Francis Deacon.
  • Andreas Konzack … Captain Mitchell.
  • Manuel Francescon … Lieutenant O’Neil.
  • Hank Rozema … Captain Downby (as Hank William Rozema).
  • Benjamin Goetzky … Lieutenant. Daniel Saunders / Pilot.
  • Marcus Grebe … Lieutenant Cal Tyler.
  • Anikke Wittko … Female Android Security.


  • Produced by a group of model makers, movie enthusiasts and film students without the backing of a major production company.
    • For more than 12 years, the group met in their free time to build sets and models, to plan shoots and to film.
    • During production, the story and script went though several revisions, including a total change of the last 3rd of the movie.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Jack Moik.
  • Producer(s):
    • Caspar Arnhold … executive producer.
    • Jack Moik … producer.
    • Alexander Roeder … producer (as Alexander E. Roeder).
    • Frank Vogt … producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Jack Moik … (original screenplay and idea).
    • Marcus Grebe … (original screenplay).
    • Alexander Roeder … (original screenplay) (as Alexander E. Roeder).
    • Daniel Katzer … (idea).
    • Markus Priemer … (idea).
    • Thomas Rushforth … (contributing writer).
  • Music:
    • Jack Moik … (original music by).
  • Cinematography:
    • Andreas Arens.
    • Jack Moik.
    • Alexander Roeder … (as Alexander E. Roeder).
  • Editor(s):
    • Caspar Arnhold.
    • Jack Moik.
    • Frank Vogt.
  • Production:
    • Magna Mana FX.
    • Magna Mana Production (co-production).
  • Distributor(s):
    • JollyRoger (2011) (Japan) (theatrical).
    • Condor (2012) (France) (DVD).
    • Lonely Seal Releasing (2010) (World-wide) (all media).
    • New KSM (2011) (Germany) (DVD).
    • RTL Entertainment (2016) (Netherlands) (TV) (RTL7).
    • RTL2 (2013) (Germany) (TV).
  • Release Date: 28 April 2011 (Sci-Fi-London).
  • Rating: 13+.
  • Running Time: 90 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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