The definitive tale of the making of 2001: A House Odyssey, acclaimed as of late as one of the vital biggest motion pictures ever made, and of director Stanley Kubrick and creator Arthur C. Clarke—“a major explication of a major movie….Breathtaking” (The Washington Post).

Fifty years in the past a strikingly authentic movie had its highest quality. Nonetheless acclaimed as probably the most exceptional and essential movement footage ever made, 2001: A House Odyssey depicted the primary contacts among humanity and extraterrestrial intelligence. The movie was once the fabricated from a novel collaboration among Stanley Kubrick and technology fiction visionary Arthur C. Clarke. Recent off the luck of his chilly conflict satire Dr. Strangelove, Kubrick sought after to make the primary really first-price technology fiction movie. Drawing from Clarke’s concepts and with one of the vital creator’s quick tales because the preliminary notion, their daring imaginative and prescient benefited from pioneering different results that also glance bizarre as of late, even in an age of pc-generated photographs.

In Space Odyssey, creator, artist, and award-profitable filmmaker Michael Benson “provides professional inside of stuff” (San Francisco Chronicle) from his intensive analysis of Kubrick’s and Clarke’s files. He has had the cooperation of Kubrick’s widow, Christiane, and interviewed among the key folks Nonetheless alive who labored at the movie. Drawing additionally from different up to now unpublished interviews, Space Odyssey provides a 360-stage view of the movie from its genesis to its legacy, together with many up to now untold tales. And it options dozens of pictures from the making of the movie, such a lot by no means up to now printed.

“Eventually! The dense, excessive, distinct, and authoritative saga of the making of the best movement image I’ve ever seenMichael Benson has performed the Cosmos a perfect provider” (Academy Award-profitable actor Tom Hanks).