• Solaris (2002)

Solaris

Release Date: December 6th, 2002

DVD Release Date: July 29th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

Based on the classic science fiction novel by Stanislaw Lem, "Solaris" centers on a psychologist (George Clooney) sent to investigate unexplained behavior of key scientists on a space station orbiting the planet Solaris. Once aboard he, too, falls victim to this unique world's mysteries -- as well as to an erotic obsession with someone he thought he had left behind.

Cast: George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Jeremy Davies, Viola Davis, Ulrich Tukur, John Cho, Morgan Rusler, Shane Skelton

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Genres: Science fiction , Thriller , Romance

Production Co: Lightstorm Entertainment

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Love, Wife, Doctor, Son, Mystery, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Clooney brings raw intensity to his role; his scenes with McElhone are rooted in a fierce romantic yearning. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Unexpectedly thoughtful, as well as touching.

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The Soderbergh version is like the same story freed from the weight of Tarkovsky's solemnity. And it evokes one of the rarest of movie emotions, ironic regret. show more

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