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Release Date: March 29th, 2013

DVD Release Date: September 17th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Rodney Asch analyzes Stanley Kubrick's film adaptation of Stephen King's classic horror novel, "The Shining."

Cast: Jay Weidner, Bill Blakemore, Geoffrey Cocks, Juli Kearns, John Fell Ryan

Director: Rodney Ascher

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Highland Park Classics

Distributors: IFC Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • After all, the documentary itself stands as a thrilling testament to the fact that art is — and should be — open to interpretation. show more

  • Room 237, which goes into national distribution this weekend, may be the surpassingly eccentric — and enormously entertaining — film that Kubrick deserves. show more

  • Nutty, arcane and jaw-dropping in equal measure, this is a head-first plunge down the rabbit hole of Kubrickiana from which, for some, there is evidently no return. show more

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