Silent Running is a 1972 environmental-themed American post-apocalyptic science fiction film. It is the directorial debut of Douglas Trumbull, and stars Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin and Jesse Vint.
In the future, all plant life on Earth is becoming extinct. As many specimens as possible have been preserved in a series of enormous, greenhouse-like geodesic domes, attached to a large spaceship named Valley Forge, forming part of a fleet of American Airlines space freighters, currently just outside the orbit of Saturn.
|author||Deric Washburn Michael Cimino Steven Bochco|
|genre||adventure science fiction|
|keywords||american airlines animal life deep space drift drive geodesic dome horrify injured kill orb plant life reforestation rings of saturn saturn saturn's rings service robot speak survive wait|
|producer||Douglas Trumbull Marty Hornstein Michael Gruskoff|
|theme||dystopian post-apocalyptic solitude|