About the film
1970s loss of sense of reality extraterrestrial technology soviet union subconsciousness hallucination space travel astronaut
Release Date: March 20, 1972
|Genres||:||Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery|
|Production Companies||:||Unit Four, Creative Unit of Writers & Cinema Workers, Mosfilm|
|Writers||:||Andrei Tarkovsky, Stanisław Lem, Fridrikh Gorenshteyn, N. Boyarova, L. Lazarev|
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.