Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is frequently cited as one of the greatest and most influential directors in cinematic history. His films, which are mostly adaptations of novels or short stories, cover a wide range of genres, and are noted for their realism, dark humor, unique cinematography, extensive set designs, and evocative use of music.
Kubrick’s lesser known early career as a photographer which began at the age of 17 was revived in interest with the publication of Stanley Kubrick Photographs. Through a Different Lens, Taschen, 2018.
Kubrick is know for such films as Eyes Wide Shut, 1999, The Shining, 1980, A Clockwork Orange, 1971, Dr. Strangelove, 1964, Lolita, 1962, 2001 A Space Odyssey, 1968.
If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed. –Stanley Kubrick
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