Ground control has been receiving strange transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. When cosmonaut and psychologist Kris Kelvin is sent to investigate, he experiences the strange phenomena that afflict the Solaris crew, sending him on a voyage into the darkest recesses of his own consciousness. Based on the novel by the same name from Polish author Stanislaw Lem.

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  1. Andrei Tarkovsky

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Fridrikh Gorenshteyn


  3. Stanisław Lem


Top Billed Cast

  1. Donatas Banionis

    Donatas Banionis

    Kris Kelvin

  2. Natalya Bondarchuk

    Natalya Bondarchuk


  3. Jüri Järvet

    Jüri Järvet

    Dr. Snaut

  4. Anatoliy Solonitsyn

    Anatoliy Solonitsyn

    Dr. Sartorius

  5. Nikolay Grinko

    Nikolay Grinko

    Kelvin's Father

  6. Vladislav Dvorzhetsky

    Vladislav Dvorzhetsky

    Henri Berton

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Original Title Солярис

Status Released

Original Language Russian

Runtime 2h 47m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • November 11, 1972
    PG, Theatrical



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