The Shining

The Shining

Stanley Kubrick

  • Director: Stanley Kubrick
    Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd
    Release Date: Fri 23 May 1980
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A writer, Jack Torrance, takes a job as an off-season caretaker at an isolated hotel. His young son possesses psychic abilities and is able to see things from the past and future, such as the ghosts who inhabit the hotel. Soon after settling in, the family is trapped in the hotel by a snowstorm, and Jack gradually becomes influenced by a supernatural presence and descends into madness.