Directed by Douglas Trumbull, the legendary special effects wizard behind 2001: A Space Odyssey, Silent Running features striking visuals and a still timely message about the preservation of our planet.
Set in a post-apocalyptic future where Earth is without any plants or animals, the only ecosystem that it has...is located in space. Valley Forge, overseen by a crew of astronauts, learn that they might be returning home. But for botanist Freeman Lowell (Bruce Dern), the prospect of leaving his much beloved space/nature habitat is one he cannot fathom and he decides to take matters into his own hands to insure the survival of Earth's ecosystem
Running Time: 1hr 29mins
BBFC Advice: PG
Director(s): Douglas Trumbull
Country of Origin: USA
Year of release: 1972
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