Film 4: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Mankind ventures beyond the final frontier in Kubrick’s masterful and enigmatic film.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Terrifying beauty, vast ontological implications and the ageless story of survival combine in what is considered to be one of the finest and most influential films ever made. A painstaking collaboration between visionary director Stanley Kubrick and giant of science-fiction Arthur C. Clarke, 2001: A Space Odyssey represents the apotheosis of Kubrick’s desire to make (in his words) the “…proverbial good science fiction movie”. It is testament to this ambition that it remains a benchmark of the genre 46 years later.

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