Solaris

  • December 16, 2016 / 20:00
  • December 18, 2016 / 13:00

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Cast: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet
Soviet Union, 1972, 169’, color, black & white

Russian with Turkish subtitles 

Undoubtedly one of the most profound and influential genre films ever, Tarkovsky's masterpiece strains the boundaries of sci-fi at every turn. The director doesn't quite bother with futuristic vistas (the film's lone city scene was simply shot in contemporary Tokyo), concentrating on the barren "soulscapes" of the characters. Among the pleasures missing from the recent, fair Hollywood remake are the many mirror-hall ambivalences of the coda and Eduard Artemiev's astonishing score (played on primitive synthesizers). - by Robert Skotak

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Trailer

Solaris

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Symbols

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