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A film by Kurt Maetzig, based on Stanislaw Lem's novel The Astronauts. In this celebrated sci-fi classic, a mysterious object from outer space is found in the Gobi desert. An international expedition, dispatched to Venus to decipher the message it contains, discovers it is a declaration of war-- on Earth!
The first sci-fi film made in East Germany by the legendary DEFA film studio, THE SILENT STAR is a masterpiece in story, art and set design, and technology and was the forerunner of 2001: A Space Odyssey and, later, Contact. Based on the novel by Stanislaw Lem (who also wrote Solaris) and made during the U.S./U.S.S.R. space race set off by the Sputnik launch.
In a utopian future of universal peace and brotherhood--1985 to be specific--a mysterious artifact found in Siberia is discovered to be a message from... Read more
It was a all right movie to watch for being such a old movie.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
An unusual film with a sad history of crummy public domain (PD) releases finally gets a decent quality treatment from the Wade Williams collection. PLEASE BE ADVISED... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Hose Nose (aka Jinzo Ningen)
I had to see because I have seen all Sci Fi also because some of the images were associated with Klaus NomiPublished 11 months ago by Chuck