Science Fiction Star Chart (Limited Edition) - Dorothy
Print:Single colour (white) screen print on 140gsm Mirri reflective paper
Edition: Limited Edition
Size: 68 x 68cm
Description: The Science Fiction Star Chart is based on the night sky above Theatre Robert-Houdin in Paris on September 1st, 1902 following the first screening of Georges Melies Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon), Melies, a French filmmaker and magician is regarded by many as a pivotal figure in the history of Sci-Fi and narrative film-making.
The star chart features the films (and a few of our favourite TV shows) that are culturally significant to the genre and plays homage to the actors, directors, producers, graphic artists, authors and writers whose work has been pivotal to the enduring popularity of Science Fiction.
The 121 titles featured include those chosen for preservation in the US National Film Registry due to their cultural, historical, or aesthetic significance and a few personal favourites, including; early era silent films (A Trip to the Moon and Metropolis), B movies and big budget movies of the 50's (Plan 9 from Outer Space, Forbidden Planet, The Day the Earth Stood Still), groundbreaking 'new wave' films from the 60's and 70's (2001: Space Odyssey, Solaris, A Clockwork Orange), worldwide box office successes of the 70's and 80's (Star Wars, Alien and E.T. The Extra-Terriestrial), contemporary blockbusters (Inception and Gravity) and cult TV series (Doctor Who and Star Trek).
An A-Z key lists the films (and their actors) included on the chart along with the year of release.