Lolita Poster

Release Date: August 1st, 2009

DVD Release Date: June 29th, 1999

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
With a screenplay penned by the author himself, Stanley Kubrick brings Vladimir Nabokov's controversial tale of forbidden love to the screen. Humbert Humbert (James Mason) is a European professor who relocates to an American suburb, renting a room from lonely widow Charlotte Haze (Shelley Winters). Humbert marries Charlotte, but only to nurture his obsession with her comely teenage daughter, Lolita (Sue Lyon). After Charlotte's sudden death, Humbert has Lolita all to himself -- or does he?

Cast: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Peter Sellers, Marianne Stone, Diana Decker, Gary Cockrell, Jerry Stovin

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Harris-Kubrick Productions, Anya, Seven Arts Productions, Transwood

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Warner Home Vídeo, Criterion Collection

Keywords: Forbidden love, Escape, Car, Murder, Fall, Witty, Hotel, 1960s


Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)