Cinema: Spaced Out

SOLARIS

Directed by ANDREI TARKOVSKI Screenplay by FRIEDRICH GORENSTEIN and ANDREI TARKOVSKI

From Boston to Berkeley and at as sorted points in between, a Soviet sci-fi movie called Solaris has been gathering momentum as the latest cult film. Based on a novel by the Polish author Stanislaw Lem, Solaris has to do with mysterious goings on at a space station, staffed originally by a crew of 85, which has been drastically depleted under sinister circumstances. By the time a psychologist named Kelvin (Donatis Banionis) comes aboard, the station is populated by two disturbed...

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