G | | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
Included among the American Film Institute's 1998 list of the Top 100 Greatest American Movies.
Here you are, sir, main level please.
As Dave is disconnecting H.A.L., H.A.L.'s voice gradually slows down and stops similar to a tape recording or phonograph record slowing down. H.A.L. , being a digital computer, would not have failed in that manner but with static noises and increasing losses of signal.
"Thus Spake Zarathustra" is the only musical piece in the film whose conductor and orchestra are not mentioned in the closing credits. For all other pieces, the orchestra which plays it, and the conductor who leads it, are given screen credit.
£69,567 (UK) (30 November 2014)
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