G | | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer HAL 9000, sets off on a quest.
Stanley Kubrick had several tons of sand imported, washed and painted for the moon surface scenes.
Here you are, sir, main level please.
Bowman inhales deeply before attempting to re-enter the ship from the pod. Arthur C. Clarke in an interview later noted that this is incorrect. Bowman should have exhaled, as the vacuum of space would have damaged his lungs had they been full of air.
In the 2001 UK cinema re-release, the music carries on for 10-15 minutes after the end of the credits.
£69,567 (UK) (30 November 2014)
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