2001 : a space odyssey / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Stanley Kubrick production ; directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke.
- ISBN: 9781419830587
- ISBN: 1419830589
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: [Two-disc special edition].
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 
Originally released as a motion picture in 1968.
Special features: Disc 1. Optional audio commentary by Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2. "2001: the making of a myth" Channel Four documentary; "Standing on the shoulders of Kubrick: the legacy of 2001" featurette; "Vision of a future passed: the prophecy of 2001" featurette; "2001: a space odyssey : a look behind the future" featurette ; "What is out there?" featurette; "2001: FX and early conceptual artwork: featurette; "Look: Stanley Kubrick!" mini documentary on Kubrick's photojournalism career with Look magazine ; 11/27/1966 Kubrick interview conducted by Jeremy Bernstein (audio only).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Disc 1: Digitally remastered movie -- Disc 2. Special features.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; film editor, Ray Lovejoy ; music by Aram Khatchaturian (Gayaneh Ballet Suite), György Ligeti (Atmospheres; Lux aeterna; Requiem), Johann Strauss (The blue Danube), Richard Strauss (Thus spoke Zarathustra) ; special photographic effects designed and directed by Stanley Kubrick ; production designed by Tony Masters, Harry Lange, Ernest Archer ; wardrobe by Hardy Amies ; art director, John Hoesli.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack, Robert Beatty, Sean Sullivan, Douglas Rain, Frank Miller, Bill Weston, Edward Bishop, Glenn Beck, Alan Gifford, Ann Gillis, Edwina Carroll, Penny Brahms, Heather Downham, Mike Lovell.
Mankind finds a mysterious artifact buried on the moon and with the intelligent computer HAL 9000, sets off on a quest to Jupiter.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; region 1, NTSC; letterbox widescreen presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital surround 5.1, dual-layer.
In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles.
Academy Awards, 1969: Best effects, special visual effects.