The Shining

The Shining

A FILM BY: Stanley Kubrick
WRITTEN BY: Stephen King (novel), Stanley Kubrick (screenplay)
STARRING: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd

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.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1980
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 144 mins
Format: 35mm