2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

By Stanley KUBRICK

CANNES CLASSICS - as FEST

Science-fiction - Completed 1967


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Festival de Cannes 2018
Cannes Classics
    • Year of production
    • 1967
    • Genres
    • Science-fiction
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 164 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Stanley KUBRICK
    • EIDR
    • 10.5240/5240-AEED-91B0-86C7-1CF3-7
    • Synopsis
    • 2001: A Space Odyssey is Stanley Kubrick’s dazzling Academy Award© winning compelling science-fiction drama of man vs. machine. A stunning meld of music & motion based on Clarke’s short story The Sentinel. At the dawn of Mankind, a tribe of ape-like beings are visited on Earth by a large black monolith. Thousands of years later, in the year 2001, a scientist discovers a similar black monolith on the moon, which then emits a signal aimedat the planet Jupiter. A year later, two astronauts are en route to Jupiter to investigate the signal’s destination and purpose. However, their mission comes under threat when the ship computer, HAL, seemingly develops a malfunction.