Original 1962 French poster of the film Lolita of Stanley Kubrick by Roger Soubie.
Adapting Vladimir Nabokov's sulphurous novel into the America of the 1960s, a gamble worthy of Stanley Kubrick's genius. The extra credit on the poster also raises the question: "How did we dare to make a film about LOLITA?".
Social satire, disturbing and tragic farce, scathing humour, amorality against a backdrop of black comedy and suggestion, these are the ingredients of Kubrick's screenplay. Nabokov
The extremely famous original poster, designed by Roger Soubie, features the face of Sue Lyon, who plays the 16-year-old nymph (compared to 12 in the book) in a suggestiveness way that sets the tone for this cult film that is more than controversial.
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|120 X 160 cm
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