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.
Throughout the shoot, Stanley Kubrick carried a Polaroid camera with him and would use it to photograph each setup before it was filmed. He had calibrated a way to determine from the appearance of the instantly developed Polaroid photos what would ... ...
Here you are, sir, main level please.
The famous centrifuge area of Discovery provides simulated gravity for the crew. However, the pod bay does not rotate, and is gravity-less. Poole and Bowman appear to walk normally there because they are wearing the same "grip shoes" as in other scenes in gravity-less parts of the ship.
"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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