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