The film brought worldwide fame and recognition to both Richard Strauss' Also sprach Zarathustra and the music of Gyorgy Ligeti, and created one of cinema's most memorable musical images, as spaceships orbit planets to the strains of Johann Strauss' Blue Danube waltz.
Presented by Southbank Centre in association with the BFI (British Film Institute) and Warner Bros Pictures.
RepertoireFilm screening: 2001: A Space Odyssey
For ages 12+. Contains scenes that some viewers may find scary or disturbing.