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Silent Running (1971)

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  1. 11:00-12:50 Wed 23rd May 2018 105m
    Film4
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Synopsis

Silent Running (1971) box art In a ruined future in which huge, orbiting spaceships preserve the last remaining trees from pollution and overcrowding on Earth, everyman botanist Freeman Lowell (Bruce Dern) receives an order to destroy the trees. He refuses, but his actions set him up against his superiorsand fellow crew members. Special-effects titan Douglas Trumbull directs this cult-status gem known for its innovative effects and powerful social themes.