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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Tom Cruise
Nicole Kidman
Sydney Pollack
Directors
Stanley Kubrick
Screenwriters
Stanley Kubrick
Frederic Raphael
Running Time
160 minutes

Eyes Wide Shut
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Plot
Doctor Bill Hartford appears to have the perfect marriage with his wife Alice. When she admits that she has been tempted to cheat on him, he is left reeling from shock, and goes out into the Manhattan night where he meets strange characters and sees another side of life.


Verdict
While this is obviously a must-see for Kubrick acolytes, those with less lofty expectations should be prepared for an overblown effort, imbued with Kubrick's uncomfortable personal vision conveyed with distinctive and stunning style.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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