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James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell View All


Stanley Kubrick (Director), Vladimir Nabokov (Screenplay) View All

Release: Jun. 13th, 1962
Runtime: 2 hours, 33 minutes
Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's teenaged daughter.
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Peter Sellers steals the show as Mason's rival, a quick-talking playwright who's always ready with one line or another (and one memorable scene where he disguises himself as a German psychiatrist serves as an obvious predecessor to his work in Strangelove), while Sue Lyon manages to give the titular....
This was my first time being seduced by Kubricks controversial tale of confusion, obsession, perversion and of course pedophilia, to some extent To write a thorough and thoughtful review of a Stanley Kubrick film after only one watch is far from ideal, but I will try my best to gather all my thought....