2001: A Space Odyssey

2001_a_space_odyssey_posterDirector: Stanley Kubrick. Producer: Stanley Kubrick. ScreenplayStanley Kubrick & Arthur C. Clarke, based on ”The Sentinel” by Arthur C. ClarkeStarringKeir Dullea (David Bowman), Gary Lockwood (Frank Poole), William Sylvester (Heywood R. Floyd), Douglas Rain (voice of the HAL 9000), Daniel Richter (“Moon-Watcher”), Leonard Rossiter (Dr. Andrei Smyslov), Margaret Tyzack (Elena), Robert Beatty (Dr. Ralph Halvorsen), Frank Miller (mission controller), Edward Bishop (lunar shuttle captain), Edwina Carroll (Aries stewardess), Penny Brahms (stewardess), Heather Downham (stewardess), Alan Gifford as Poole’s father), Ann Gillis (Poole’s mother), Vivian Kubrick (Floyd’s daughter, uncredited), Kenneth Kendall (BBC announcer, uncredited). CinematographyGeoffrey Unsworth. EditorRay LovejoyMGM, 1968, 161 minutes (Premiere), 142 minutes (Theatrical)

An epic drama of adventure and exploration

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) was directed by Stanley Kubrick and is based on a screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke.

References:
  • Chion, Michel (1999) Kubrick’s Cinema Odyssey (Translated by Claudia Gorbman, 2001)
  • Kolker, Robert (ed., 2006) Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey: New Essays

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