Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing Solaris (2002) near you. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. A film of aesthetic and emotional beauty that s extremely formal in structure and style. The PG-13 rating is for sexuality, nudity, brief language, and thematic elements.Latest news about Solaris, starring George Clooney and directed by . Director Of Photography: Steven Soderbergh. The film’s animation leans into its most jerky, artificial qualities, all … Solaris is one of the few examples of truly 'alien' aliens I can think of, and as stated previously, any depiction of intelligent life which eschews an anthropic bias is … A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of …

This is as elegant, moody, intelligent, sensuous, and sustained a studio movie as we are likely to see this season -- and in its intrinsic nuttiness, perhaps the least compromised.

A movie review by James Berardinelli Solaris may be the first big budget science fiction motion picture that belongs in an art house rather than a multiplex. Solaris Critics Consensus. Writer: Steven Soderbergh. The film was co-written and directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, and stars Donatas Banionis and Natalya Bondarchuk.The electronic music score was performed by Eduard Artemyev; a composition by J.S. Solyaris) is a 1972 Soviet science fiction art film based on Stanisław Lem's novel of the same name published in 1961. "Solaris" is routinely called Tarkovsky's reply to Kubrick's "2001," and indeed Tarkovsky could have seen the Kubrick film at the 1969 Moscow Film Festival, but the film is based on a 1961 novel by the Polish science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem. With George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis.

Solaris Review. There are two films that tower above all other arthouse science-fiction movies: from the West is Kubrick’s spellbinding, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and in the East is Tarkovsky’s metaphysical marvel, Solaris.Two films made by two titans of cinema that manage to be both strikingly similar yet diametrically different. Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane. The movie bears a stronger resemblance to 2001: A Space Odyssey than to Star Wars , with an emphasis on ideas over action. Rating: PG-13. Buy movie tickets in advance, find movie times, watch trailers, read movie reviews, and more at Fandango. Steven Soderbergh takes a crack at melding his commercial sensibilities with his esoteric soul in "Solaris," an abstract, ultrastylish, philosophical science fiction film designed to leave you mulling over its meaning for hours, if not days, afterwards. The most amusing thing about the 1972 adaptation of Solaris - a film about which very little is amusing, to be fair - is that Andrei Tarkovsky made it, basically, as a "one for them" project. Read the Empire Movie review of Solaris. Solaris achieves an almost perfect balance of poetry and pulp.