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2001: A Space Odyssey

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Synopsis

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2018 - Cannes Classics

Details

Year
1968
Type of film
Features
Running Time
149 mins
Director
Stanley Kubrick
Producer
Stanley Kubrick
Editor
Ray Lovejoy
Screenwriter
Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Arthur C. Clarke (screenplay)
Director of Photography
Geoffrey Unsworth
Production Designer
Ernest Archer, Harry Lange, Anthony Masters
Principal Cast
Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Margaret Tyzack, Douglas Rain
Restoration Details
For the first time since the original release, this 70mm print was struck from new printing elements made from the original camera negative. Filmmaker Christopher Nolan worked closely with the team at Warner Bros. Pictures throughout the mastering process.
Film Image
© MGM/Stanley Kubrick Productions/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock

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Last updated 24th April 2018

Production Company

UK, US coproduction

Stanley Kubrick Productions (UK), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/ MGM (US)