2001, a space odyssey / [Blu-ray] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Polaris ; Stanley Kubrick Productions ; produced by Stanley Kubrick ; screenplay by Arthur C. Clarke & Stanley Kubrick ; directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Contributor(s): Kubrick, Stanley [film director] | Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles) | Dullea, Keir [actor.] | Lockwood, Gary [actor.] | Sylvester, William [actor.] | Richter, Dan [actor.] | Rossiter, Leonard [actor.] | Tyzack, Margaret [actor.] | Beatty, Robert [actor.] | Sullivan, Sean [actor.] | Rain, Douglas [voice actor.] | Unsworth, Geoffrey [director of photography.] | Lovejoy, Ray [editor of moving image work.] | Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles). Sentinel | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [presenter.] | Polaris (Firm) [production company,, production company] | Stanley Kubrick Productions [production company] | Warner Home Video (Firm) [publisher.].Material type: FilmPublisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, Edition: Blu-ray.Description: 1 videodisc (149 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 1419853082.Other title: Stanley Kubrick's 2001, a space odyssey [Title on disc label:].Subject(s): Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008 -- Film adaptations | Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008 | HAL (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Drama | Astronauts -- Drama | Interplanetary voyages -- Drama | Computer system failures -- Drama | Artificial intelligence -- Drama | Arqueolog�ia, Prehist�orico -- Teatro | Astronautas -- Teatro | HAL (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Drama | Astronauts -- Drama | Interplanetary voyages -- Drama | Computer system failures -- Drama | Antiquities, Prehistoric | Artificial intelligence | Astronauts | Computer system failures | HAL (Fictitious character) | Interplanetary voyagesGenre/Form: Science fiction films. | Action and adventure films. | Fantasy films. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | Feature films -- Great Britain. | Feature films -- United States. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Science fiction -- Feature. | Adventure -- Feature. | Fantasy -- Feature. | Feature films. | Science fiction films. | Adventure films. | Fantasy films. | Action and adventure films. | Drama. | Fantasy films. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Science fiction films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1995.9.S26 | T86 2007
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Blu-ray; disc will play only on Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray disc computer drives and Playstation 3 game consoles
Based on the novel "The sentinel" by Arthur C. Clarke.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
Special features: Commentary by Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood; "2001: the making of a myth" documentary; 4 featurettes "Standing on the shoulders of Kubrick: the legacy of 2001," "Vision of a future passed: the prophecy of 2001," 2001: A Space Odysseyv- a look behind the future," and "What is out there?"; 2001: FX and Early Conceptual artwork; Look: Stanley Kubrick!; audio-only 1966 inverview with Stanley Kubrick conducted by Jeremy Bernstein; theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Ray Lovejoy ; production designer, Ernest Archer, Harry Lange, Tony Masters.
Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack, Robert Beatty, Sean Sullivan.
HAL 9000 voice: Douglas Rain.
At the Dawn of Man, a group of hominids encounters a mysterious black monolith that is alien to their surroundings. A hominid discovers the first weapon, using a bone to kill prey. The bone is tossed in the air and it's a 21st century spacecraft hovering over the Earth, skipping ahead millions of years in technological development only to imply that man hasn't advanced very far at all psychologically. U.S. scientist Dr. Heywood Floyd travels to the moon to check out the discovery of a strange object on the moon's surface: a black monolith. As the sun's rays strike the stone, however, it emits a piercing, deafening sound that fills the investigators' headphones and stops them in their path. Cutting ahead 18 months, impassive astronauts David Bowman and Frank Poole head toward Jupiter on the space ship Discovery, their only company three hibernating astronauts and the vocal, man-made HAL 9000 computer running the entire ship. When the all-too-human HAL malfunctions, however, he tries to murder the astronauts to cover his error, forcing Bowman to defend himself the only way he can. Free of HAL, and finally informed of the voyage's purpose by a recording from Floyd, Bowman journeys to "Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite," through the psychedelic slit-scan star-gate to an 18th century room, and the completion of the monolith's evolutionary mission.
MPAA rating: G.
Blu-ray disc; 1080p high definition, 16x9, 2.2:1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, mastered in high-definition; requires Blu-ray player.
Special features: 480i/480p standard definition; stereo and mono.
English (Dolby 5.1, PCM 5.1), dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, French (5.1), German (5.1), Italian (5.1), with optional subtitles in English, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, French, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish or Spanish subtitles; English, German and Italian subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Academy Awards, 1969: Oscar - Best Effects, Special Visual Effects (Stanley Kubrick)