Bottom Line: For those who want a slow, romantic sci-fi movie.
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis
Originally given a seriously unfit R rating, interminable (even at just over an hour and a half long) sci-fi romance about Chris Kelvin (George Clooney), a psychologist sent to investigate an abnormal planet by the name of Solaris along with a research study group. During the study, he meets his wife, Rheya (Natascha McElhone), whom he thought was dead, and resumes their sensual relationship. When Gordon (Viola Davis), another member of the research team, attempts to convince Kelvin that the woman he is involved with is, in fact, a copy of his wife, who is truly dead, he has been brainwashed to the point at which he is unable to believe her.