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2001: A Space Odyssey (Special Edition) DVD

Stanley Kubrick, 1968

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Directed by Stanley Kubrick

Produced in 1968

Main Language - English

Countries & Regions - American film

Film Description

"Hello, HAL do you read me, HAL?"
"Affirmative, Dave, I read you."

Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke's's celebrated sci-fi treatise in which astronauts (Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood) head out to Jupiter to investigate a mysterious signal's destination and purpose. However, their mission comes under threat when the ship computer, HAL (voiced by Douglas Rain), seemingly develops a malfunction.

Not just a film, more an event and a piece of philosophy wrapped in some of the most astonishing imagery ever filmed, this is a much imitated, profoundly inspiring film.

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DVD Details

Certificate: U

Publisher: Warner Bros.

Length: 136 mins

Format: DVD Colour

Region: 2

Released: 3rd March 2008

Cat No: D079191

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

DVD Extras

  • 2 discs. Remastered for its 40th Anniversary. Disc One: Commentary by Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood
  • Disc Two: Channel 4 documentary: 2001: The Making of a Myth
  • Standing on the Shoulders of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001
  • Vision of a Future Passed: The Prophecy of 2001
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey- A Look Behind the Future
  • 2001: FX and Early Conceptual Artwork
  • Look: Stanley Kubrick!
  • 'What Is Out There?' featurette.

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“ A unique cinematic experience”
by Stelios Maragkoudakis on 14th October 2008

To me not just another movie.It goes beyond its genre, even beyond cinema.It's a true masterpiece that should be praised like classical music for example and should be... Read on

by Anon on 7th September 1999

There's Hollywood and then there's Kubrick; there's adolescent-fodder sci-fi and then there's '2001'. A film which in ambition, scope, visual spectacle and overall ach... Read on

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