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Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Release Date : 16 July 1999

Actors : , , ,

Genre : Drama , Mystery , Thriller ,

Running Time : 2h 39min

Director : ,

Writer : Stanley Kubrick, Frederic Raphael,

Countries : (USA) ,

Movie Info

Well, death is unpredictable and we all never know what comes. Director Stanley Kubrick passed away exactly four days after handing over “Eyes Wide Shut” to Warner Bros. The storyline is enclosed with love, mystery, drama and suspense.

The movie brings in the part of a secret society falling into the category of a horror, thriller, and mystery movie. Stanley was one of Hollywood’s greatest film directors known for his perfectionism and unique ideas. “2001: A Space Odyssey” won him an Oscar Award for best visual effects one of his greatest achievements in life.

“Eyes Wide Shut” presents a series of puzzles where a young couple almost ruins its marriage. It is an established couple quite interesting until they attend a party that changes the course of their path. Back from the party, the wife asks the husband various suspicious questions and her conversations revolving around cheating and intimacy outside of marriage. The husband gets annoyed and walks away after an interruption. As he walks out, he meets a prostitute desires to experiment what his wife had been talking about. As the story is followed, he ends up into a secret society or more less than a cult.

The film is recognized as a milestone in the movie industry, citing different differences with it. The filming period took a longer time than it had been planned since Stanley was a perfectionist, most of the actors were anxious about delivering the expected performance.

Eyes Wide Shut was Stanley’s number one movie to open in the USA. Stanley Kubrick gained more fame than he had to bring him into the top world records in the film industry. The film spent almost a year in productions and Stanley himself chose the release date. The film stars Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Marie Richardson, Sydney Pollack, Todd Field, Rade Serbedzija, and Thomas Gibson. Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star as the leading couple.

Stanley Kubrick was a writer, director, producer, editor, and a cinematographer. He was behind movies like Full Metal Jacket, A.I: Artificial Intelligence (2001), Fear and Desire (1953), Day of the Fight (1951), Paths of Glory (1957), and Dr. Strangelove (1962). Dr. Strangelove is still being considered as one of the funniest movies.