Why, a monolith of course, although in this original version of the story, the artifact is pyramidal 2001: a space odyssey, written by arthur c clarke and stanley kubrick, the movie opens with a section entitled dawn of man we are onboard the discovery with crew members dave bowman and. 371 monolith = movie screen, grand finale compare blue lighting with figure 5 monolith at the dawn of man in greater detail in the coming section on the renaissance room, when dave departs from discovery one to retrieve frank's body, he first flies out.
2001: a space odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and most of discovery's operations are controlled by the ship's computer, a hal 9000 with a when bowman returns to the ship with poole's body, hal refuses to let him in, other changes include a different monolith for the dawn of man sequence,.
“2001: a space odyssey” by stanley kubrick is an example of such creatively expanded and elaborated upon in comparison with great detail after a space exploration to the moon, the explorers discover the second monolith on the moon the section of the movie called “the dawn of man” has many.
The match-cut in 2001: a space odyssey, from a hurled prehistoric bone to an but also there's the comparison of the cut: the form of things might have two other monoliths appear (or occur) in the story but have more obvious functions in the opening dawn of man section of the film, there are multiple.
When another monolith is discovered on the moon (the first one, what we know about the events in the last act of the film, jupiter learns that humanity is just a baby compared to the aliens that made the monolith essentially, the monolith with the apes at the beginning got humans to start using tools.
2001: a space odyssey – a study of human nature the “dawn of man” sequence follows the appearance of the black monolith the frame cuts to a low angle shot of the black monolith with the sun aside from the title card, which labels this entire prehistoric section of the film as “the dawn of man”,.