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Ikarie XB 1
Archived: Ikarie XB 1 - Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)

director: Jindrich Polák

composer: Zdenek Liska
With: Zdenek Stepánek, Frantisek Smolík, Dana Medrická, a.o.

duration: 81 minutes
Science Fiction, Litarature

Film Fest Gent - Ikarie XB 1

"A game-changing film that profoundly influenced the genre and showed that science-fiction movies weren't only about special effects; they were also high art. Of the hardest and most admirable kind." (Alex Cox, The Guardian)


director: Jindrich Polák
composer: Zdenek Liska
screenplay: Pavel Jurácek & Jindrich Polák based on the novel by Stanislaw Lem
Editor: Josef Dobrichovský
Cinematography: Jan Kalis, Sasa Rasilov

production company: Filmové studio Barrandov

More info

dialogue: Czech
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Czechoslovakia
year: 1963


JINDRICH POLAK (1925-2003): Death in the Saddle (1959), Páté oddelení (1961), Klaun Ferdinand a raketa (1963), Ikarie XB 1 (1963), Clown Ferdinand will schlafen (1965), Strasná zena (1965), Hra bez pravidel (1967), Riders in the Sky (1968), Noc klavíristy (1977), Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977), Smrt stoparek (1979), Lucie, postrach ulice (1984), ...a zase ta Lucie! (1984), The Octopuses from the Second Floor (1987), Merry Christmas Octopus (1987), Pan Tau… Show more

Technical Specs

sound: Optical Mono
format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35
FPS: 24


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