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Lolita (1962)

1962 | 2h 32m | Drama

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How did they make a movie out of Lolita? teased the print ads of this Stanley Kubrick production. The answer: by adding three years to the title character's age. The original Vladimir Nabokov novel caused no end of scandal by detailing the romance between a middle-aged intellectual and a 12-year-old nymphet. The affair is cleansed ever so slightly in the film by making Lolita a 15-year-old (portrayed by 16-year-old Sue Lyon). In adapting his novel to film, Nabokov downplayed the wicked satire and sensuality of the material, concentrating instead on the story's farcical aspects. James Mason pla...

Director

Stanley Kubrick

Stars

James Mason Peter Sellers Shelley Winters Sue Lyon Gary Cockrell Jerry Stovin Diana Decker Lois Maxwell Cec Linder Bill Greene

Release date

02 Sep 1962

1 Showtimes across London

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