In the near future, an international crew of scientists is dispatched to Venus to investigate a mysterious message sent from the supposedly uninhabited planet. This is the U.S. version of the East German/Polish sci-fi drama "The Silent Star," based on Stanislaw Lem's novel "The Astronauts." Oldrich Lucas, Günther Simon, Yoko Tani star. 79 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.