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2001: A Space Odyssey Scene 35

Scene 35

Scene 35

  • Old man Bowman checks the bathroom to discover nothing there. He returns to his meal and knocks over the wine, shattering the glass on the floor. After observing the breakage, he looks up to see an even older Bowman lying in bed, dying. Deathbed Bowman looks up to see a black monolith standing before him like some geometric death.