The Shining

Directed by Stanley Kubrick
  • USA
  • 1hr 59min
  • 1980
  • English

As part of our Inspirations Strand, with a special introduction from Sinéad Gleeson.

All work and no play makes Oscar-winning actor Jack Nicholson—the caretaker of an isolated resort—go way off the deep end, terrorizing his young son and wife. Nicholson plays Jack Torrance, who's come to the elegant, isolated Overlook Hotel as off-season caretaker. Torrance has never been there before—or has he?

The answer lies in a ghostly time warp of madness and murder. Master filmmaker Stanley Kubrick's visually haunting chiller, based on the bestseller by master-of-suspense Stephen King, is an undeniable contemporary classic. Newsweek called The Shining "the first epic horror film," full of indelible images, and a signature role for Nicholson whose character was recently selected by AFI as one of their 50 Greatest Villains.

As part of our Inspirations Strand, with a special introduction from Sinéad Gleeson.

Cert: 16

Jack Nicholson
Shelley Duvall
Danny Lloyd

Schedule & Tickets

2 Mar 14:00 Light House Cinema