The Shining (BFI Film Classics)

By Roger Luckhurst

Roger Luckhurst's examine of Kubrick's darkish masterpiece 'The Shining' illuminates the film's subject matters, tropes and resonances via a close research of sequences and performances. Taking the maze as a key motif, Luckhurst bargains a variety of threads with which to navigate the unusual twists and turns alongside the corridors of this enigmatic film.

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