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1972 Rated PG 2hr 49m

Scientist Kris Kelvin travels to the mysterious planet Solaris to investigate the failure of an earlier mission. But when his long-dead wife appears on the space station, he realizes the planet has the power to materialize human desires. Director Andrei Tarkovsky's sci-fi cult classic, based on Stanislaw Lem's novel, presents an uncompromisingly unique and poetic meditation on space travel and its physical and existential ramifications.

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Movie Details

Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Russian: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in color and B&W; interactive menus; scene access; audio essay by Tarkovsky scholars Vida Johnson and Graham Petrie.