The Making Of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey – Full Documentary

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2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay was co-written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, and was partially inspired by Clarke’s short story The Sentinel. Clarke concurrently wrote the novel of the same name which was published soon after the film was released. The story deals with a series of encounters between humans and mysterious black monoliths that are apparently affecting human evolution, and a space voyage to Jupiter tracing a signal emitted by one such monolith found on the moon. Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood star as the two astronauts on this voyage, with Douglas Rain as the voice of the sentient computer HAL 9000 who has full control over their spaceship. The film is frequently described as an “epic film”, both for its length and scope, and for its affinity with classical epics.


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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mark-Harding/100000145858394 Mark Harding

    Without a doubt one of the greatest films ever made. Saw it in ’68 at age 11 and despite being bored at some parts and being too young to understand what the hell was going on, I just couldn’t take my eyes off the screen.

    • http://jpm.socksonanoctopus.com/ James Marino

      Yeah, by far one of the best. And way ahead of its time. I saw it when I was in middle school and I didn’t really get it. It took me a few watches.

    • http://socksonanoctopus.com/ Socks On An Octopus

      Yeah, by far one of the best. And way ahead of its time. I saw it when I was in middle school and I didn’t really get it. It took me a few watches.

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