Room 237

Release date: March 29, 2013
(NY)

Studio: IFC Midnight

Director: Rodney Ascher

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Genre: Documentary, Horror

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Plot Summary:

After the box office failure of "Barry Lyndon," Stanley Kubrick decided to embark on a project that might have more commercial appeal. "The Shining," Stephen King's biggest critical and commercial success yet, seemed like a perfect vehicle. After an arduous production, Kubrick's film received a wide release in the summer of 1980; the reviews were mixed, but the box office, after a slow start, eventually picked up. End of story? Hardly. In the 30 years since the film's release, a considerable cult of "Shining" devotees has emerged, fans who claim to have decoded the film's secret messages addressing everything from the genocide of Native Americans to a range of government conspiracies. Rodney Ascher's wry and provocative "Room 237" fuses fact and fiction through interviews with cultists and scholars, creating a kaleidoscopic deconstruction of Kubrick’s still-controversial classic.

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