A video has surfaced which appears to feature Stanley Kubrick himself explaining the end of 1968's 2001: A Space Odyssey.

The feature was never released but, reportedly, a VHS of the raw footage sold on eBay in 2016 and has now made its way online.

It’s a full one-hour, 24-minute video which, at one point, features Yaoi speaking to Kubrick on the phone.

When you just say the ideas they sound foolish, whereas if they’re dramatised one feels it, but I’ll try.

The idea was supposed to be that he is taken in by god-like entities, creatures of pure energy and intelligence with no shape or form.

They put him in what I suppose you could describe as a human zoo to study him, and his whole life passes from that point on in that room.

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