drama, sci-fi | G | 2hr 29min
Opening at GFC: 06/16/2018
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY spans from the dawn of man to its title year. Stone Age Earth: In the presence of a mysterious black obelisk, pre-humans discover the use of tools -- and weapons -- violently taking first steps toward intelligence. 1999: On Earth's moon astronauts uncover another mysterious black obelisk. 2001: Between Earth and Jupiter, the spacecraft's intelligent computer makes a mistake that kills most of the human crew -- then continues to kill to hide its error. Beyond Time: The sole survivor of the journey to Jupiter ascends to the next level of humanity.
Based on the short story The Sentinel by Arthur C. Clarke, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY showed the way for all other special effects-laden films that followed.
Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester
Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke
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