Based on the classic science fiction novel by Stanislaw Lem, SOLARIS centers on a psychologist (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.
George Clooney, who is making his third appearance in a Soderbergh film (Oceans Eleven Out of Sight) received the 2000 Golden Globe Award as Best Actor in Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy for his role in O Brother, Where Art Thou? His previous feature film credits include starring roles in The Perfect Storm, Three Kings and The Peacemaker. Clooney is familiar to television audiences for his multi-award winning portrayal of Dr. Doug Ross on ER. The live television broadcast of Fail-Safe, which he executive produced and starred in was nominated for a 2000 Golden Globe Award as Best Miniseries or Motion Picture made for Television. He recently made his directorial debut on Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, in which he also stars along with Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore and Julia Roberts.
Since her first major role in Merchant/Ivorys Surviving Picasso, Natascha McElhone has starred in such high-profile films as The Truman Show, opposite Jim Carrey, Ronin opposite Robert DeNiro, and The Devils Own, opposite Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford. Among her upcoming films are Chen Kaiges Killing Me Softly, in which she co-stars with Joseph Fiennes and Heather Graham; City of Ghosts written, directed by and starring Matt Dillon and Fear.com in which she stars with Stephen Dorff and Stephen Rea.
Released: 28 Feb 2003
Dist: 20th Century Fox
Running Time: 98 minutes