Kubrick's horror masterpiece is examined in this comprehensive documentary.
Few movies are as obsessed about or as intricately analyzed by passionate film buffs as Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. Since its release in 1980, dedicated viewers have poured over every shot and every bit of larger-than-life trivia tied to the movie's fascinating production. And now there's a comprehensive documentary chronicling the oral history of the film's shoot streaming for free on Vimeo.
Directed by Howard Berry, Staircases to Nowhere: Making Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' is a 55-minute documentary endorsed by The Kubrick Estate and Warner Brothers. The film features interviews from nine crew members who worked on The Shining, along with material from Stanley Kubrick's widow, Christiane -- all detailing their experiences from the shoot, offering fans an in-depth account of the production.
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Crew members interviewed above include Brian Cook - 1st AD, Jan Harlan - Producer, Mick Mason - Camera Technician, Ray Merrin - Post-Production Sound, Doug Milsome - 1st AC and Second Unit Camera, Kelvin Pike - Camera Operator, Ron Punter - Scenic Artist, June Randall - Continuity, and Julian Senior - Warner Bros. Publicity.
The Shining was originally released on June 13, 1980 and stars Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, and Danny Lloyd. The film is currently available on Blu-ray as a standalone disc, part of a triple feature with 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, and as part of Amazon's exclusive Stanley Kubrick: The Masterpiece Collection. Meanwhile, Kubrick will make his 4K home video debut later this year when 2001: A Space Odyssey arrives on Ultra HD Blu-ray.