Horror of the Decade: The Shining (1980)

Showings

Screening Lounge Wed, Oct 20 7:30 PM
Theater 2 Sat, Oct 23 9:00 PM

Description

October 20 & 23


Director: Stanley Kubrick
Music: Wendy Carlos; Rachel Elkind
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Joe Turkel, Philip Stone
Adapted from the novel by Stephen King.


Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack's writing goes nowhere and Danny's visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel's dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizing his family.


2hr 26mins / R