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Solaris

Solaris

Andrei Tarkovski / SUHH, 1972 / 167 min.

Andrei Tarkovsky asked composer Edward Artemiev to write the music for his psychological science fiction masterpiece. Artemiev, a leading Russian composer of electronic music, created a musical landscape that superbly reflects the mysterious, amorphous landscape of the planet Solaris.

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Details

Director

Andrei Tarkovski

Production year

1972

Country

SUHH

Original title

Solaris

Length

167 min.

Language

Russian

Format

DCP

Part of

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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