Solaris

Hungarian title:

Solaris

Artist:

Unknown artist

Size:

A1 1 Sheet (cca. 55 x 84 cm)

Year:

1974

Condition:

Fine, fold marks, small tears along the border

Material:

Paper, intaglio.

Price: $1200

Description:

Hungarian first release vintage movie poster for the sci-fi movie Solaris (original title: Solyaris) directed by Andrei Tarkovsky the famous Russian director. The film is about a psychologist who is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane (source: imdb.com). The film was a very popular one, it was made in 1972, a year after Soyuz 11, that was the only  manned mission to board the world's first space station, Salyut 1 (Soyuz 10 had soft-docked but had not been able to enter due to latching problems). The mission arrived at the space station on 7 June 1971 and departed on 30 June. The mission ended in disaster when the crew capsule depressurised during preparations for reentry, killing the three-man crew.The Soyuz 11 crew members were Georgy Dobrovolsky, Vladislav Volkov, and Viktor Patsayev. The three crew members of Soyuz 11 are the only humans to have died in space (Source: wikipedia.org)

 

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