SOLARIS (1972)

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Winner of the Grand Jury and FIPRESCI prizes at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival and based on the novel by Polish sci-fi author Stanislaw Lem, SOLARIS is a cerebral, emotive space odyssey about memory, grief and love. When cosmonaut/psychologist Kris Kelvin (Donatas Banionis) is sent to investigate the mysterious death of a doctor onboard a space station orbiting the planet Solaris, he initially believes the remaining crew to have lost their minds. Then, he begins to experience strange apparitions of his own, encountering his seven-years-dead wife (Natalya Bondarchuk) and gradually losing sight of the line between reality and the darkest recesses of his inner psyche. DIR/SCR Andrei Tarkovsky; SCR Fridrikh Gorenshtein, from the novel by Stanislaw Lem; PROD Vyacheslav Tarasov. USSR, 1972, color, 167 min. In Russian with English subtitles. RATED PG

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167 Minutes
Science Fiction

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