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Forbidden planet

Fred Wilcox / US, 1956 / 98 min.

An absolute science fiction classic and the first-ever film to feature an entirely electronic film score. Avantgarde, unworldly sounds accompany the story of a spaceship crew stranded on a mysterious planet in a remote galaxy.

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Fred Wilcox

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Forbidden planet


98 min.



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Tales of the Future

What would remain of Blade Runner if you take away Vangelis’ synthesizers? Or try to imagine Tarkovsky’s SF classic Solaris without the electronic score. With Tales of the Future, Eye focuses on the impact of the synthesizer on film music and sound design.

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