Lolita

Lolita

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Featured, Lolita | 2 comments

Lolita

Lolita, one of the most controversial of books and movies, has been banned and denounced countless times. It is a work of fiction by the famous or possibly infamous, depending on how you view it, Vladimir Nabokov. It deals with the life and love of 40 year old Humbert Humbert (Jeremy Irons) and his paedophilic obsession with the nubile 14 year old girl, Lolita (Dominique Swain).   The opening scene depicts Humbert driving recklessly, disconnected from reality, absorbed in his grief. There is a gun on the backseat. The movie is told as a flashback. So let’s rewind and see what happened...

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