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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2018 8:49 p.m. PST

…. the End of 2001: A Space Odyssey

"A video has surfaced which appears to feature Stanley Kubrick himself explaining the end of 1968's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Allow us to explain.

Much like the Star Child of the film, the origins of this video are a little complicated and weird. Kubrick doesn't appear in person in the video, just his voice, so we can't confirm it's really himóbut it does sound like the famous filmmaker.

According to the YouTube channel that posted the video, the footage is from filmmaker Jun'ichi Yaoi. In 1980, he was making a documentary about paranormal experiences and chose to explore Stanley Kubrick's The Shining through a set visit and interviews. The feature was never released but, reportedly, a VHS of the raw footage sold on eBay in 2016 and has now made its way online…"
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