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Silent Running

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

Event Information

Running Time: 1hr 29mins

BBFC Advice: PG

Director(s): Douglas Trumbull

Country of Origin: USA

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