Solaris is the masterpiece of Polish author Stanislaw Lem, a psychological drama set in space which is both a gripping page-turner and a profound exploration of the potential of the science fiction genre.
First filmed in 1972 by the legendary Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky, it has now been re-imagined for the screen by Academy Awardfe winner Steven Soderbergh, George Clooney takes the lead role of Kelvin, a psychologist who arrives at a research space station called Prometheus, orbiting .the mysterious ocean planet of Solaris. Kelvin's mission is to ascertain whether research into Solaris should be terminated for want of progress. But he finds Prometheus all but deserted, its straggling crew seemingly haunted by hallucinations of figures from their respective pasts. Kelvin is forced to confront this phenomenon for himself when he is visited in the middle of the night by a woman who is outwardly identical to his dead, wife. He is torn between the urge to resist the disturbing ambience of Solaris, and the emotional pull towards this living, breathing likeness of the woman he loved.
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