NABOKV-L post 0015703, Sun, 25 Nov 2007 07:32:22 -0500

Looking Back to Stanley Kubrick ...

11-25-2007 16:03

Looking Back to Stanley Kubrick

By Kwon Mee-yooKorea Times InternThe movies of a perfectionist, who sought absolute beauty and pursued novel techniques, Stanley Kubrick, are to be shown at a festival here. The ``Stanley Kubrick Retrospective'' will be held at Seoul Art Cinema from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2, sponsored by the Korean Association of Cinematheques and the Korean Film Council.Kubrick (1928-1999) was an influential and highly praised Academy Award winning film director, considered one of the greatest in the 20th century. He directed a number of highly acclaimed and sometimes controversial movies.The film festival will screen six masterpieces directed by Kubrick.``The Killing'' (1956) is an early noir movie of Kubrick starring Sterling Hayden, based on the novel ``Clean Break'' by Lionel White.``Lolita'' (1962) was praised for its perfect adoption of the delicate feelings in Vladimir Nabokov's book. Sue Lyon, who played the title role, won a Golden Globe for Best Newcomer Actress.
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