Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy
Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy (2009)

Filmmakers Sam Oldham and Denny Hooten uncover evidence that cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was not the first man in space and that the Soviet government covered up the fact that Vladimir Ilyushin beat him into orbit. Seven years after re-entering… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 5, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 15, 2009
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Unfortunately, repetitive archival footage, Elliott Gould's dull narration, a lack of stirring punditry and several incongruous reenactments diminish the film's impact and veracity.

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