Stanley Kubrick was famous for putting his actors through the hell of endless takes. On the set of The Shining, a good deal of that hell reportedly fell on the head of Shelley Duvall. The short documentary Making The Shining, directed by Kubrick's daughter Vivian, certainly adds credence to those rumors. It's hard to argue with Kubrick's end result--The Shining IS phenomenal--but it sure looks mighty terrible to be Duvall in this revealing 1/2 hour, behind the scenes documentary.
Take a look. It's pretty fascinating stuff, especially for Kubrick fans:
The Shining returns to the Hollywood Theatre on Friday, October 5th. More info available here.
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