Lolita (1962) | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | July 22, 2011
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genre Drama | Romance
synopsis Humbert Humbert, a divorced British professor of French literature, travels to small-town America for a teaching position. He allows himself to be swept into a relationship with Charlotte Haze, his widowed and sexually famished landlady, whom he marries in order that he might pursue the woman's 14-year-old flirtatious daughter, Lolita, with whom he has fallen hopelessly in love, but whose affections shall be thwarted by a devious trickster named Clare Quilty.
lead actors James Mason | Sue Lyon | Shelley Winters | Peter Sellers | Lois Maxwell | John Harrison | Diana Decker | Jerry Stovin | Gary Cockrell | Bill Greene | Shirley Douglas
director Stanley Kubrick