iconic adaptation of the Vladimir Nabokov Classic, starring Oscar
Winner Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith and Dominique Swain, LOLITA tells a
disturbing tale of tortured and forbidden love.
Humber Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small
New England Town to take a teaching position, searching for lodging he
visits the home of a single mother Charlotte and her 14 year old
daughter Dolores (Lolita). Upon seeing Dolores, Humbert is immediately
smitten. Knowing his desire is forbidden, he marries the clueless
Charlotte in order to stay close to her daughter.
“Lyne’s update on this comic, bittersweet tale benefits mightily
from a clever screenplay by Stephen Schiff and terrific performances by
the movie’s two leads.” – Ed Kelleher, Film Journal International