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Dr Strangelove 3ΗΠΑ/USA, 1964, μ&α/b&w

Σκην./Dir.: Stanley Kubrick | Σεν./Scr.: Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern | Φωτ./ Cin.: Gilbert Taylor | Μοντ./Ed.: Anthony Harvey| Μουσ./Mus.: Laurie Johnson | Ηθ./Cast: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden | Παρ./Prod.:  Stanley Kubrick/ Columbia Pictures | Διάρκ./Dur.: 95΄

Paranoid Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper of Burpelson Air Force Base, believing that fluoridation of the American water supply is a Soviet plot to poison the U.S. populace, is able to deploy a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union without the knowledge of his superiors, including the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff the US President.

Peter Sellers was the first actor to be nominated for a single Academy award (best actor) for a film in which he portrayed three different characters in the same film.


LOLITA1ΗΠΑ/USA, 1962, μ&α/b&w

Σκην./Dir.: Stanley Kubrick | Σεν./Scr.: Βασισμένο στο ομότιτλο μυθιστόρημα του/based on the novel of the same title by Vladimir Nabokov | Φωτ./Cin.: Oswald Morris | Μοντ./Ed.: Anthony Harvey | Μουσ./Mus.: Nelson Riddle | Ηθ./Cast: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon | Παρ./Prod.:  James B. Harris | Διάρκ./Dur.: 153΄

Α divorced British professor of French literature travels to smalltown in America for a teaching position. There he allows himself to be swept into a relationship with his widowed and sexually famished landlady. He eventually marries her in order to pursue her 14-year-old flirtatious daughter, Lolita, with whom he has fallen hopelessly in love.

Sue Lyon went horseback riding everyday after filming. Stanley Kubrick told her: "If you get thrown, roll over. Don’t hurt your face".

PATHS OF GLORY1ΗΠΑ/USA, 1957, μ&α/b&w

Σκην./Dir.: Stanley Kubrick | Σεν./Scr.: Stanley Kubrick, Calder Willingham | Φωτ./Cin.: George Krause | Μοντ./Ed.: Eva Kroll | Μουσ./Mus.: Gerald Fried | Ηθ./Cast: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou | Παρ./Prod.:  Stanley Kubrick/ Bryna Productions | Διάρκ./Dur.: 88΄

The futility and irony of war in the trenches of WWI. A unit commander in the French army must deal with a glory-seeking general who’s accusing his soldiers of cowardice after their refusal to attack an enemy position. At the same time, as their commanding officer, he has to defend his men for their mutiny.

Winston Churchill said that the film was a highly accurate depiction of trench warfare and the sometimes misguided workings of the military mind.

THE KILLINGΗΠΑ/USA, 1956, μ&α/b&w

Σκην./Dir.: Stanley Kubrick | Σεν./Scr.: Stanley Kubrick, Jim Thompson | Φωτ./ Cin.: Lucien Ballard | Μοντ./Ed.: Betty Steinberg | Μουσ./Mus.: Gerald Fried | Ηθ./Cast: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards | Παρ./Prod.:  James B. Harris/ Harris-Kubrick Productions | Διάρκ./Dur.: 84΄

After spending 5 years in Alcatraz, Johnny Clay decides that if he’s going to commit crimes, the risk had better be worth the punishment. He then proceeds to mastermind a brilliant criminal scheme to steal $2,000,000 from a local racetrack in which "no one will get hurt". The only flaw in his plan is that he does not consider one of his co-horts’ greedy, shrewish wife and her ruthless boyfriend.

Kirk Douglas was so impressed with this film that he sought out the director for his next project "Paths Of Glory" (1957).

KILLERS KISS1ΗΠΑ/USA, 1955, μ&α/b&w

Σκην./Dir.: Stanley Kubrick | Σεν./Scr.: Stanley Kubrick | Φωτ./Cin.: Stanley Kubrick | Μοντ./Ed.: Stanley Kubrick | Μουσ./Mus.:  Gerald Fried | Ηθ./Cast:  Frank Silvera, Irene Kane, Jamie Smith | Παρ./Prod.: Stanley Kubrick, Minotaur Films | Διάρκ./ Dur.: 67΄

Prize-fighter Davy Gordon intervenes when private dancer Gloria Price is being attacked by her employer and lover Vincent Raphello. This brings the two together and they get involved with each other, which displeases Raphello. He sends men out to kill Davy, but they instead kill his friend. Gloria is soon kidnapped by Raphello and his men, and it is up to Davy to save her.

Working with practically no budget and largely without on-location filming permits, Stanley Kubrick had to remain unnoticed while shooting in downtown New York.

FEAR AND DESIRE2ΗΠΑ/USA, 1953, μ&α/b&w
Σκην./Dir.: Stanley Kubrick | Σεν./Scr.: Howard Sackler | Φωτ./Cin.: Stanley Kubrick
| Μοντ./Ed.: Stanley Kubrick | Μουσ./Mus.: Gerald Fried | Ηθ./Cast: Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp, Paul Mazursky | Παρ./Prod.: Kubrick Family/Stanley Kubrick | Διάρκ./Dur.: 62 ́

During a ficticious war in an unidentified country four soldiers survive the crash-landing of their plane to find themselves in a forest six miles behind enemy lines. The group’s plan is to make their way to a nearby river, build a raft, and then, under cover of night, float back to friendly territory.

Stanley Kubrick ‘s father borrowed $20.000 from his life insurance policy and his uncle, a pharmacist, also put up $15.000 to finance the film.

the wild bunch 1ΗΠΑ/USA, 1969,  εγχρ./col.
Σκην./Dir.: Sam Peckinpah | Σεν./Scr.: Sam Peckinpah, Walon Green, Roy N. Sickner | Φωτ./Cin.: Lucien Ballard  | Μοντ./Ed.: Lou Lombardo | Μουσ./Mus.: Jerry Fielding | Ηθ./Cast: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien | Παρ./Prod.: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts  | Διάρκεια/ Dur.: 143’

Aging outlaw, Pike Bishop prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, Bishop discovers that the heist is a setup orchestrated by a former partner, Deke Thornton. As the remaining gang takes refuge in Mexican territory, Thornton trails them—resulting in fierce gunfights with plenty of casualties.

The film was nominated at the Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Original Score and won other awards, honors and nominations in many film festivals around the world.

Zabriskie Point 3ΗΠΑ/USA, 1970, εγχρ./col.
Σκην./Dir.: Michelangelo Antonioni | Σεν./Scr.: Michelangelo Antonioni, Fred Gardner, Sam Shepard, Tonino Guerra, Clare Peploe | Φωτ./Cin.: Alfio Contini | Μοντ./Ed.: Franco Arcalli | Ηθ./Cast:Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin | Παρ./Prod.: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) | Διάρκεια/ Dur.: 113’

At Zabriskie Point, in Death Valley, two perfect strangers meet and start off an unrestrained romance. He is a young activist who’s wanted by the authorities for allegedly killing a policeman during a student riot and she is an anthropology student who’s helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert and has just quitted her job.

Zabriskie Point is the only film that the great auteur shot in the USA.

The leading roles were played by Daria Halpirn and Mark Frechette who were both non-professional actors.

woodstock 4ΗΠΑ/USA, 1970,  εγχρ./col.
Σκην./Dir.: Michael Wadleigh | Φωτ./Cin.: Malcolm Hart, Don Lenzer, Michael Margetts, David Myers, Richard Pearce, Michael Wadleigh, Alfred Wertheimer | Μοντ./Ed.: Michael Wadleigh, Martin Scorsese, Stanley Warnow, Yeu-Bun Yee, Jere Huggins, Thelma Schoonmaker | Παρ./Prod.: Wadleigh-Maurice | Διάρκεια/ Dur.: 185’


An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969 directed by Michael Wadleigh and edited by editors amongst them Martin Scorsese. This documentary in a vibrant attitude of youth and rebellion and it also brings together super groups and artists such as Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Santana, Ten Years After, Sly and The Family Stone, The Who, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and many more.

Woodstock was a great commercial and critical success. It received the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

they shoot horses dont they 1ΗΠΑ/USA, 1969,  εγχρ./col.
Σκην./Dir.: Sydney Pollack | Σεν./Scr.: Robert E. Thompson, James Poe (βασισμένη στο ομώνυμο μυθιστόρημα του/based on the novel "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" by Horace McCoy)| Φωτ./Cin.: Philip H. Lathrop | Μοντ./Ed.: Fredric Steinkamp | Μουσ./Mus.: Johnny Green| Ηθ./Cast: Jane Fonda, Gig Young, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York | Παρ./Prod.: Palomar Pictures, American Broadcasting Company (ABC) | Διάρκεια/ Dur.: 129’

In the midst of the Great Depression, manipulative emcee Rocky enlists contestants for a dance marathon offering a $1,500 cash prize.

The film received nine nominations at the 42nd Academy Awards and won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Gig Young.

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