Lolita (1962)
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James Mason
Shelley Winters
Sue Lyon
Peter Sellers
Movie Details
Director Stanley Kubrick
Producer James B. Harris
Writer Vladimir Nabokov
Studio Warner Bros.
Language English
Audience Rating NR (Not Rated)
Running Time 2 hr 32 mins
Color Color
Newly arrived in Ramsdale, New Hampshire, European Émigré Humbert Humbert is smitten. He plans to marry Charlotte Haze. That way he'll always be close to his dear one - Charlotte's precocious daughter!

Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick explores the theme of sexual obsession (a subject he would revisit 37 years later in Eyes Wide Shut) with his darkly comic and deeply moving version of Vladimir Nobokov's novel.

James Mason plays devious, deluded Humbert: wedded to needy Charlotte (Shelley Winters); rivaled by the ubiquitous Clare Quilty (chameleonlike Peter Sellers); and enraptured to his gelatinous core by the blithe teen (Sue Lyon) with that "lovely, lyrical, lilting name" - Lolita.
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Index 98
Collection Status In Collection
Links Amazon US
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Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio 1.66:1
Layers Single side, single layer
UPC 012569500426
Chapters 42
Release Date 6/29/99
Subtitles French; English
Packaging Snap Case
Audio Tracks English Dolby Digital 2.0
French Dolby Digital 2.0