The Making of The Shining

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“Stanley Kubrick allowed his then-17-year-old daughter, Vivian, to make a documentary about the production of The Shining. Created all originally for the British television show BBC Arena, the documentary offers rare insight into the shooting process of a Kubrick film.” A version of this film with Vivian Kubrick’s commentary can be viewed here

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  • StrongSister

    So fascinating to see the actors ‘outside’ of their roles and how they work to get ‘inside’ of them. Really well done!

  • Scared stiff

    I remember seeing this movie at the drive in when I was a kid. I went with my folks and was supposed to be sleeping in the back seat. Jack scared me to death! I remember thinking that I didn’t EVER want to stay at a hotel EVER!!

    This glimpse into the movie world is neat. It is nice to see that they are real people, with real issues, and real agendas.

    Thank you for sharing!

  • Shahan Jafri

    Simply Amazing, I really appreciate that you would give a window like that into your fathers film/time of life.

    Thank You

  • Mullins54

    Parts 3 & 4 are down. This site aint so hot.

  • terry howard

    One of my favorite movies so liking the ‘making of’ came easy.