Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris

Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris
Andrei Tarkovsky, Solaris, 1972 (still)


PLEASE NOTE: This event is now fully booked. There will be some spare spaces available on the night and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis at 6.30pm. However we cannot guarantee entry for everyone who turns up without a booking.

To accompany the Partial Presence exhibition Zabludowicz Collection screens Solaris (1972), a sci-fi film by Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky, that explores the nature of memory and humanity.

The film is set on a space station orbiting the ocean-covered planet Solaris, where cosmonaut Chris Kelvin arrives to investigate a series of mysterious and bizarre occurrences among the crew. What he discovers are supernatural phenomena that cause repressed and haunting memories to take physical form, including that of Kelvin's late wife. Through her, Kelvin attempts to communicate with the forces responsible, which appear to be emanating from the mysterious planet itself. (Taken from the Artificial Eye website).

SOLARIS (1972)
Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky
Russian with English subtitles
Running time: 159 mins. approx.
Classification: U

Drinks from 6pm
Screening starts at 6.30pm

The screenings will take place in the Zabludowicz Collection gallery which seats 50 people approx. As capacity is limited advance booking is recommended.