Solaris (1972)

  • Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1972-03-20
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 1430 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 47min
  • Language: Pусский
  • Production Company: Unit Four
  • Production Country: Soviet Union
  • Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
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A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.

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  • Donatas Banionis

    as Kris Kelvin
  • Natalya Bondarchuk

    as Hari
  • Jüri Järvet

    as Dr. Snaut
  • Anatoliy Solonitsyn

    as Dr. Sartorius
  • Nikolay Grinko

    as Kelvin's Father
  • Vladislav Dvorzhetsky

    as Henri Berton
  • Georgiy Teykh

    as Prof. Messenger
  • Sos Sargsyan

    as Dr. Gibarian
  • Olga Barnet

    as Kelvin's Mother
  • Tamara Ogorodnikova

    as Anna
Writing Andrei Tarkovsky Screenplay
Directing Andrei Tarkovsky Director
Writing Stanisław Lem Novel
Production Viacheslav Tarasov Producer
Sound Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov Original Music Composer
Camera Vadim Yusov Director of Photography
Editing Lyudmila Feiginova Editor
Editing Nina Marcus Editor
Art Mikhail Romadin Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Nelli Fomina Costume Design
Directing Larisa Tarkovskaya Assistant Director
Sound Eduard Artemyev Original Music Composer
Writing Fridrikh Gorenshteyn Screenplay
Camera Evgeniy Shvedov Camera Operator
Writing N. Boyarova Script Editor
Writing L. Lazarev Script Editor
Lighting E. Paramanov Lighting Technician
Crew A. Klimenko Special Effects
Sound Semyon Litvinov Sound Designer
Art S. Gavrilov Set Decoration
Art V. Prokofev Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Vera Rudina Makeup Artist
Art Paolo Rocco Innamorato First Assistant Art Direction