Keswick Film Club - 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey 

Director: Stanley Kubrick Country: UK/USA
Cert: U Year: 1968 Length: 141 mins Language: English
2001: A Space Odyssey

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  • More details on this film at the Internet Movie Database

Synopsis

Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Leonard Rossiter.
With A.I.'s posthumous realisation minus Kubrick, this remains his only work of science fiction. But what a work! Ahead of its time even now, its a unique 'trip' though aeons of human history, from our primitive ape ancestors, to a future space mission to Jupiter. . . and beyond. Cinematographer Geoffrey Unsworth, special effects artists, and Kubrick's legendary obsession for detail pull you into a totally believable reality, increasingly rewarding with each repeated viewing.
1969 BAFTAs: Winner Best Cinematography - Geoffrey Unsworth. Nominated Best Film - Stanley Kubrick
1969 Oscars: Winner Best Effects, Special Visual Effects - Stanley Kubrick.Nominated Best Director - Stanley Kubrick

Critics

open_quote Its triumph lies in its scope of cinematic splendour and the attempt to marry some of man's most beautiful music to the infinite mystery of space close_quote Almar Haflidason, BBC Online



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