Auteurs in Space
Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky • 1972 • Soviet Union
Starring Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Yuri Yarvet
Ground control has been receiving mysterious transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. When cosmonaut and psychologist Kris Kelvin is dispatched to investigate, he experiences the same strange phenomena that afflict the Solaris crew, sending him on a voyage into the darkest recesses of his consciousness. With SOLARIS, the legendary Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky created a brilliantly original science-fiction epic that challenges our conceptions about love, truth, and humanity itself.
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Directed by Terry Gilliam • 1981 • United Kingdom
Starring Craig Warnock, David Warner, Ralph Richardson
In this fantastic voyage through time and space from Terry Gilliam, a boy named Kevin (Craig Warnock) escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarfs. Armed with a...
Things to Come
Directed by William Cameron Menzies • 1936 • United Kingdom
Starring Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson, Cedrick Hardwicke
A landmark collaboration between writer H. G. Wells, producer Alexander Korda, and designer and director William Cameron Menzies, THINGS TO COME is a science fiction film like...
WORLD ON A WIRE: Part 1
Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder • 1973 • Germany
Starring Klaus Löwitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben
WORLD ON A WIRE is a gloriously paranoid, boundlessly inventive take on the future from German wunderkind Rainer Werner Fassbinder. With dashes of Stanley Kubrick, Kurt Vonnegut, and Ph...