Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage

A team of doctors is miniaturized and injected into the bloodstream of a critically injured scientist to save his life, and find themselves battling both the body’s natural immune system and a possible saboteur in their midst.

Introduction by STEM specialist Justin Shaifer

A team of doctors is miniaturized and injected into the bloodstream of a critically injured scientist to save his life, and find themselves battling both the body’s natural immune system and a possible saboteur in their midst. This imaginative science-fiction thriller, directed by veteran filmmaker Richard Fleischer, won Oscars for its Art Direction and Visual Effects, which strikingly depict the inside of the human body.

DIRECTOR: Richard Fleischer. WRITTEN BY: Harry Kleiner. ADAPTATION BY: David Duncan. STORY BY: Otto Klement, Jay Lewis Bixby. CAST: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O’Brien, Arthur Kennedy. 1966. 100 min. USA. Color. Scope. English. DCP.

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This program is made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Program in Public Understanding of Science and Technology.

Academy Museum film programming generously funded by the Richard Roth Foundation.

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