Simulation, Simulacra and Solaris

Julian Haladyn, Miriam Jordan

Abstract


'Simulation, Simulacra and Solaris' examines and contrasts the 1971 science-fiction film Solaris by Andrei Tarkovsky with the 2002 film Solaris by Steven Soderbergh. Our text argues for the significance of simulation and simulacra in relation to the conceptual framework of Solaris, adapting as our primary model Jean Baudrillard’s concept of simulation and simulacra.

Keywords


Simulation; Simulacra; Solaris; Tarkovsky; Soderberg; Baudrillard

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