“Lolita” is a drama film directed by adrian lyne and based on the controversial novel by Vladimir Nabokov. The film tells the story of a middle-aged man named Humbert Humbert (jeremy irons), who becomes obsessed with a young girl named Dolores Haze, also known as Lolita (dominique swain). Humbert becomes her stepfather and begins a secret sexual relationship with her, leading to tragedy.
“Lolita” was met with mixed reviews from critics upon its release, with some praising the film's direction and performances, while others criticized it for its controversial subject matter and portrayal of underage sexuality. jeremy irons' performance as Humbert was generally praised for its complexity, while dominique swain's performance as Lolita was more divisive, with some critics finding her portrayal to be too sexualized.
Despite the controversy surrounding the film, “Lolita” received several award nominations, including a Golden Globe nomination for jeremy irons' performance. The film also received nominations for Best Cinematography and Best Adapted Screenplay at the 70th Academy Awards. However, the film did not win any major awards.
|Directed by||adrian lyne,|
|Screenplay by||Stephen Schiff|
by Vladimir Nabokov
|Produced by||Mario Kassar Joel B. Michaels|
|Starring||jeremy irons, melanie griffith, frank langella, dominique swain,|
|Edited by||David Brenner Julie Monroe|
|Music by||Ennio Morricone|
|Distributed by||The Samuel Goldwyn Company (United States) AMLF (France)|
|Release dates||September 25, 1997 (Rome) January 14, 1998 (France) September 25, 1998 (United States)|
|Running time||137 minutes|
|Countries||United States France|
|Box office||$1.1 million (US)|