Tarkovsky and Soderbergh have tackled Stanisław Lem’s classic sci-fi novel on screen. Now, Matthew Lutton directs a script by master Scottish writer David Greig, as Malthouse Theatre and The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh bring this world-premiere thriller to the stage.
Solaris is full of the complexities of encountering different cultures, and a perpetual desire to both change and re-live our past. Starring Australia’s and the UK’s most sought-after performers, it is a love story, a horror story, and a thriller, bound together on a space station.
Einwick created a series of hauntingly vivid trailers inspired by the story’s poignant themes for Melbourne’s Malthouse Theatre.