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Film Screening: Solaris (1972)

A4 Space - Al Serkal Avenue (Warehouse 4)

Join us for a special screening of the exquisite, engrossing, metaphysical psycho-drama, Sci-fi masterpiece, and profound existential Russian classic from 1972: Solaris. The screening will be followed by an open-mic discussion of some of the themes of the film: the nature of reality, the power of the human unconscious, the limits of rationalism, and the perverse power of ill-fated love.

Location: A4 Space - Al Serkal Avenue (Warehouse 4)

About Solaris (1972)
Solaris is a 1972 Soviet science fiction art film adaptation of Polish author Stanisław Lem's novel "Solaris" (1961). The film was co-written and directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. The film is a meditative psychological drama occurring mostly aboard a space station orbiting the fictional planet Solaris. The scientific mission has stalled because the skeleton crew of three scientists have fallen into separate emotional crises. Psychologist Kris Kelvin travels to the Solaris space station to evaluate the situation only to encounter the same mysterious phenomena as the others.

Language: Russian
Subtitles: English

IMDB rating: 8.1

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky (as Andrey Tarkovskiy)

Writer: Stanislaw Lem (novel)

Stars: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet

About Nadi Al Quoz
Located in the heart of Alserkal Avenue, the region’s foremost arts and culture neighbourhood, Nadi Al Quoz is the ideal venue for multi-disciplinary public and private events. Inspired by a Zen garden, Nadi Al Quoz is meant to inspire comfort and creativity, engendering a spirit of community and creative growth for all members of the community, both corporate and independent.

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