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2001 : A Space Odyssey Film Review

Director

"2001 : A Space Odyssey" is a revolutionary film that was made by "Stanley Kubrick" who is one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. The film was released in 1968. The film was a huge success because of the plot and the new technology that Kubrick used for the movie. Some of his well known movies are "A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut, 


Plot

After finding a mysterious artifact buried under the lunar surface, while mankind is set to find its origin with the support from intelligent computer H.A.L 9000.


Cinematography, Lighting and Editing

The cinematographer of the movie is "Geoffrey Unsworth" who has won 13 film awards including Academy Awards and was nominated for more than 10 film awards. Some his well known movies are "Cabaret, Superman, A Bridge Too Far, The First Great Train Robbery, Superman II, Tess, A Matter of time, Lucky Lady, Royal Flash, The Return Of The Pink Panther, Murder on the Orient Express, The Abdication, The Internecine Project, Zardoz, Don Quixote, Voices, Love and Pain and the whole Damn Thing, Baxter!, Columbo, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Unman, Wittering and Zigo, Say Hello To Yesterday, Three Sisters, Goodbye Gemini" and many other films.

The additional photographer of the movie is "John Alcott" who is an Academy Award winning cinematographer and he was nominated for more 4 film awards. Some of his well known movies are "Barry Lyndon, No Way Out, A Clockwork Orange, White Water Summer, Miracles, Baby : Secret of the lost Legend" and many other films.

The editor of the movie is "Ray Lovejoy" is well known film editor in the industry. He was nominated for many film awards. Some of his well known movies are "Alien, Krull, Lost in Space, Radio 1 on the Road, Vacuums, The Quickie, Running free, Inventing the Abbotts, The Last of the High Kings, Kindred : The Embraced, Mrs. Munck, Rainbow, Monkey Trouble, A Far Off Place, Year Of The Comet, Let Him Have It, Mister Frost, Batman, Homeboy, The House on Caroll Street, Suspect, Eleni, Sheena, The Dresser, Krull, The Shining, Space : 1999, Never too Young to Rock, Side by Side, Ghost in the Noonday Sun" and many other films.


Acting and Casting

The top billed cast of the movie is "Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack, Robert Beatty, Sean Sullivian, Douglas Rain, Frank Miller, Bill Weston, Ed Bishop, Glenn Back, Alan Gifford, Ann Gillis " and many other professional actors. 

The Casting director of the movie is "James Liggat" who is a well known casting director in the industry. Some of his well known movies are "A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Lolita, Barry Lyndon, Fury At Smugglers' Bay, The Hostage, Rheingold Theatre, Pool Of London, Castle Sinister, Keep It in the Family, Sorry I'm a Stranger Here Myself, Shelley, Robin's Nest, The Martian Chronicles, George and Mildred, The House on Garibaldi Street, Revenge of the Pink Panther, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Great Expectations, Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell, Captain Kronos : Vampire Hunter, Man at the Top, The Satanic Rites of Dracula" and many other films.