2001: A Space Odyssey (Special Edition) DVD
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Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Produced in 1968
Main Language - English
Countries & Regions - American film
"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.
Publisher: Warner Bros.
Length: 136 mins
Format: DVD Colour
Released: 3rd March 2008
Cat No: D079191
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
- 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.
“ 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
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 placed in the pantheon of human greatest achievements!Stanley Cubrick you are the greatest! Hide
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
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 achievement is genuinely awe-inspiring, its 'Beyond the Infinite' sequence propelling both viewer and cinema itself to a new dimension. A wondrous destiny should await us. Hide
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