Directed by Steven Soderbergh, whose eclectic resume includes the Academy Award-winning drama Traffic as well as last years ensemble caper Oceans Eleven, now brings his unique vision to SOLARIS, a story of a space mission gone terribly wrong, and the surreal opportunity to make a love go right.
Starring George Clooney (Oceans Eleven) and Natascha McElhone (The Truman Show) the film is based on the classic science fiction novel by Stanislaw Lem. SOLARIS centers on a psychologist (George Clooney) sent to investigate unexplained behavior of key scientists on a space station orbiting the planet Solaris.
Once aboard, he too falls victim to this unique worlds mysteries - as well as an erotic obsession with someone he thought he had left behind.
The film is produced by Lightstorm Entertainment partners James Cameron, Rae Sanchini and Jon Landau, whose film Titanic received a record-tying 11 Academy Awards, including Camerons three Oscars for Best Picture, Best Direction and Best Editing. The partners have also produced such films as "Terminator 2", "Aliens", and the television series "Dark Angel."
Released: 28 Feb 2003
Dist: 20th Century Fox
Running Time: tbc