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Eyes Wide Shut: Stanley Kubrick and the Making of His Final Film

Robert P. Kolker and Nathan Abrams


Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut is a complex, visually arresting film about domesticity, sexual disturbance, and dreams. It was on the director’s mind for some 50 years before he finally put it into production. Using materials from the Stanley Kubrick Archive at the University of the Arts, London, as well as other archives, combined with interviews with key participants involved in the production, the authors construct an archeology and appreciation of this enigmatic work and its creator. This book traces the progress of the film from its origins through its completion, reception, and afterli ... More

Keywords: Stanley Kubrick, Eyes Wide Shut, Kubrick Archive, University of the Arts, biography, enigmatic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190678029
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190678029.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert P. Kolker, author
Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland

Nathan Abrams, author
Professor of Film Studies, Bangor University