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The Shining ( Blu-ray )

From a script he co-adapted from the Stephen King novel, director Stanley Kubrick melds vivid performances, menacing settings, dreamlike tracking shots and shock after shock into a milestone of the macabre. In a signature role, Jack Nicholson plays Jack Torrance, who's come to the elegant, isolated Overlook Hotel as the off-season caretaker with his wife (Shelley Duvall) and son (Danny Lloyd). Torrance has never been there before - or has he? The answer lies in a ghostly time warp of madness and murder.

Year: 1980
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Horror Movies, Cult Films / After Dark, Supernatural, Stephen King, Blu-ray Discs, Theo's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd
Duration: 144 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Violence, offensive language and horror.
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Location in store: Alice's 300 Greatest Films

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