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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?

Release details

Release date: Wednesday June 13 1962
Duration: 152 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Screenwriter: Vladimir Nabokov
Cast: James Mason
Sue Lyon
Shelley Winters
Peter Sellers
Diana Decker
Jerry Stovin
Gary Cockrell
Marianne Stone
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