Stanley Kubrick Quote

Somebody has said that man is the missing link between primitive apes and civilized human beings. You might say that the idea is inherent in 2001. We are semi-civilized, capable of cooperation and affection, but needing some sort of transfiguration into a higher form of life.


Quoted in Stanley Kubrick: A Film Odyssey (1975) by Gene D. Phillips

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Somebody has said that man is the missing link between primitive apes and civilized human beings. You might say that the idea is inherent in 2001. We ...

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Somebody has said that man is the missing link between primitive apes and civilized human beings. You might say that the idea is inherent in 2001. We ...

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Somebody has said that man is the missing link between primitive apes and civilized human beings. You might say that the idea is inherent in 2001. We ...

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Somebody has said that man is the missing link between primitive apes and civilized human beings. You might say that the idea is inherent in 2001. We ...