#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the details are hazy and very secret. After the mysterious demise of one of the three scientists on the base, the main character is sent out to replace him. He finds the station run-down and the two remaining scientists cold and secretive. When he also encounters his wife who has been dead for ten years, he begins to appreciate the baffling nature of the alien intelligence.
Plot: 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.
Smart Tags: #russian #trapped_in_space #hallucination #scientist #space_station #ocean #apparition #alien_contact #breaking_through_a_door #psychotronic_film #angst #anxiety #barefoot #black_and_white_scene #corpse #doppelganger #human_alien #long_take #bed #aunt #person_on_fire
|8.1/10 Votes: 87,411|
|7.9 Votes: 1122 Popularity: 11.655|
had to watch it twice
I’m just starting out into the vast world of foreign film and having seen this film on many a video store shelf, and knowing that it was considered a sci-fi classic, I thought it would be a good way to spend an evening. Based on the case I was expecting something along the line of typical American sci-fi. Needless to say I was wrong.
I watched Solyaris twice in two days, because the first time I saw it I knew that I hadn’t processed even a quarter of what I knew was there. I was taken completely aback. The second viewing was extremely rewarding.
It was unusual for me, raised as I was on the sledgehammer moralizing and we’ll make our point so obvious that there’s no way you can miss it because we have no respect for your intelligence way of American film. I’m a huge literature buff, and this was one of the very few films I’ve confronted that is thoughtful and has so many things to say yet does it in a literary or poetic fashion.
You will get out of this film what you bring to it. I’ve been to so many movies where the audience is not actually participating, it’s being attacked. But true art is not domineering; it woos you.
So to sum up, I greatly appreciated Tarkovsky’s unwillingness to manipulate the viewer. It showed that he had respect for me as a thinking soul, and it is this love and respect for humanity which makes this a truly great film.
It’s tough to come into a film like “Solaris” without tremendous expectations after having heard for so long about its greatness. If you don’t immediately feel like it’s one of the best movies you’ve ever seen — after hearing so many say it is — you’re either tempted to overcompensate and exaggerate how overrated it is out of a sense of defensiveness, or think something’s wrong with you for being the only one not to “get it.”
As with most movies that have been saddled with the word “greatness,” I understand why “Solaris” is considered to be such a watershed movie and so revered by so many, but I have to admit that I didn’t personally feel myself responding to it all that much. Maybe I would on a second (or third or fourth) viewing, but I can’t say I’m very compelled to watch it again. It’s cerebral and philosophical, which I expected, and a bit cold and emotionally uninvolving despite the fact that it’s about almost nothing but human emotions and how we react to life’s biggest mysteries. I didn’t warm much to the characters or ever really think of them as individual human beings so much as necessary conduits for communicating the film’s philosophical ruminations. Despite being set in the vast reaches of space, it’s a claustrophobic movie, which I think is intentional. We never see space, only the cramped interiors of a spaceship, and that feels right, since the movie is more about the vast universe contained within Man’s head than it is about the great physical universe beyond our solar system’s borders.
What I liked most about “Solaris” is that it suggests that Man isn’t really developed enough to handle breakthroughs in our understanding of the larger universe. Given the chance to explore space and engage with elements beyond our comprehension, the characters in the movie instead spend all of their time ruminating over and regretting the people they left behind on Earth and the mistakes they made there. It’s almost like Mankind turns to solving giant huge mysteries as a distraction from the fact that we’re not capable of cracking the lesser, more mundane mysteries of everyday life, like love, commitment, and dependence on one another.
“Solaris” does have one chilling and memorable ending, I’ll give it that. If we go poking around in what we don’t understand, it seems to say, we may very well find ourselves unable to return to what we do.
Original Language ru
Runtime 2 hr 47 min (167 min), 1 hr 55 min (115 min) (unapproved cut) (Italy)
Genre Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Director Andrei Tarkovsky
Writer Stanislaw Lem, Fridrikh Gorenshteyn, Andrei Tarkovsky
Actors Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet
Country Soviet Union
Awards 5 wins & 4 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 2.20 : 1 (70 mm prints), 2.35 : 1
Camera Rodina Cameras
Laboratory Mosfilm, Moscow, Soviet Union (color)
Film Length 3,095 m (Italy), 4,575 m (Sweden), 4,627 m (17 reels), 4,596 m
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman Double-X 5222)
Cinematographic Process Sovscope (anamorphic)
Printed Film Format 70 mm (blow-up), Digital (Digital Cinema Package DCP), 16 mm, 35 mm