In honor of 50 years of Stanley Kubricks 2001: A Space Odyssey, brings Warner Bros. Pictures this groundbreaking and epic science fiction story again in the cinema.
April 4, 1968
For the first time since the original release on April 4, 1968 new techniques were used that make use of the original negative. This is a photochemical process and there is no question of digital tricks, remastering or a revised assembly. This ‘unrestored’ print allows the viewers of today to experience the same as the viewers of 50 years ago.
Christopher Nolan – a great admirer of the already deceased American director – has worked closely with the Warner Bros. team. Pictures in mastering of this film.
Oscar winning science-fiction classic
2001: A Space Odyssey is Stanley Kubrick’s Oscar winning science-fiction classic in which man faces the machine. An amazing fusion of music and movement, based on Clarke’s short story The Sentinel .
During the creation of mankind, a trunk of ape-like species on earth is surprised by a large black monolith. Thousands of years later, in the year 2001, scientist Dr. Heywood Floyd (William Sylvester) a similar black monolith on the moon. This then gives a signal that is tuned to the planet Jupiter. A year later, astronauts David Bowman (Keir Dullea) and Frank Poole (Gary Lockwood) are on their way to Jupiter to investigate the destination and purpose of the signal. However, their mission is jeopardized when spaceship computer HAL (voiced by Douglas Rain) reports a malfunction.
With 2001: A Space Odyssey, director Stanley Kubrick shifted the boundaries in the field of making films and became one of the most revolutionary and influential filmmakers of all time. The film defied the imagination of critics and the public in a way that reverberates to this day.
Trailer 2001: A Space Odyssey