2001: A Space Odyssey

 

The obelisk is a metaphor.  Like the censor’s black strip, it hides something that not everybody will want to see.  Behind it lies the mushroom…

 

Screenplay ~ extract from the screenplay (plus link to web-site with full screenplay)

 

- I’ve written a slightly more expanded (though still somewhat potted) argument [...] but basically I think you either get it or you don’t.

 

Some 2001 links:

2001: A Space Odyssey - Underman's 2001

2001: A Space Odyssey site