Keswick Film Club - Solaris

Sunday 16th November 5:30 PM

Solaris 

Director: Steven Soderbergh Country: USA
Cert: 12A Year: 2002 Length: 94 mins

Audience Reaction

Score: 56.12% Attendance: 93

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Synopsis

Remaking a successful but gloomy art-house film by Andrei Tarkovsky would appear a dangerous endeavour, but Soderbergh carries off in stylish fashion the tale of psychologist Chris Kelvin (Clooney) travelling to the troubled Prometheus space station to investigate the suicide of a crew member. The planet Solaris creates seemingly flesh-and-blood people from the memories and desires of the occupants of Prometheus, creating a danger to rational life on Earth. As much philosophy as science fiction, the film is concerned with questions of identity, time, memory and the relationship between mind and body. It is also an absorbing love story.

Berlin International Film Festival 2003

Nominated Golden Bear: Steven Soderbergh

Critics

open_quote Audacity and style...a very impressive achievement close_quote Philip French



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