A fortysomething professor becomes obsessed with a young girl and marrues her mother to be closer to her. So follows a power struggle both physical and mental…
This film was bizarrely accused of glamorising paedophilia, which would suggest that if you're a perv, lots of things are potentially pornographic. Since all the principals in Lolita (including Frank Langella's odious Quilty, Humbert's rival for possession of Lolita) come to calamitous ends, if ever a story clearly announced that sex crime doesn't pay, it's this one.
Reviewed by Angie Errigo
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