*Book and DVD, 30.7 x 30.7 cm, with a film poster, 52 x 78 cm, 96 pages
Stanley Kubrick’s epic mind-expanding adventure traces man’s journey from prehistory into the uncharted universe of the future, inviting us to rethink everything we thought we knew. Each set in the Making of a Masterpiece series comes in a deluxe LP-sized folio and includes a DVD of the remastered film, the original poster, interviews, and extensive behind-the-scenes material from Kubrick’s archives.
In 1968, when2001: A Space Odyssey was released, the world was watching and waiting for man to take his first step on the moon. Stanley Kubrick’s seminal film, with its innovative special effects and haunting score, offered audiences what felt like a realistic glimpse of the future.
It served, more importantly, as a humbling testament to the limitations of human capabilities in the face of other life forms. From the dawn of man to outer space to contact with mysterious alien forces, 2001 takes the viewer on an epic, unforgettable, mind-expanding journey. This collection is part of the Making of a Masterpiece series, offering a behind-the-scene glimpse into cinematic milestones.
This set includes:film stills, behind-the-scenes photographs, screenplay drafts, and other exclusive material from Stanley Kubrick’s archivesbackground about the making of the film, interviews with Kubrick, and an illustrated biography and filmographya fold-out film postera DVD of the remastered film
Alison Castle received a BA in philosophy from Columbia University and an MA in photography and film from NYU/International Center of Photography. She is editor of photography, film, and design titles, including Some Like It Hot, The Stanley Kubrick Archives, Linda McCartney. Life in Photographs, and Marc Newson. Works.