• Publication date: September 2, 2014

Solaris

Based on Polish novelist Stanislaw Lem’s ‘Solaris’, Soderbergh scripts, shoots, edits and directs his vision of Lem’s novel. The DBA Corporation, which owns the space station orbiting Solaris, sends emissaries to Dr. Chris carrying an important message from his friend Dr. Gibarian for help in investigating a strange phenomenon…

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2002

MBC Max:

March 6, 2015 16:00 (KSA) ~ March 6, 2015 15:00 (CLT)

Based on Polish novelist Stanislaw Lem’s ‘Solaris’, Soderbergh scripts, shoots, edits and directs his vision of Lem’s novel. The DBA Corporation, which owns the space station orbiting Solaris, sends emissaries to Dr. Chris carrying an important message from his friend Dr. Gibarian for help in investigating a strange phenomenon.

Despite DBA having lost communication to its security crew on the space station, Chris agrees to go on a solo mission to try and bring Gibarian and the rest of the space station crew home. Yet when he arrives, he discovers that Gibarian has committed suicide, and the remaining crew are petrified of strange appearances…

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  • George Clooney as Dr. Chris Kelvin
  • Natascha McElhone as Rheya
  • Jeremy Davies as Snow
  • Viola Davis as Dr. Helen Gordon
  • Ulrich Tukur as Dr. Gibarian
  • Donna Kimball as Mrs. Gibarian
  • John Cho as DBA Emissary #1

Directed by:  Steven Soderbergh

Rating:  PG-13 on appeal for sexuality/nudity, brief language and thematic elements.