Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes the caretaker of the Overlook Hotel up in the secluded mountains of Colorado. Jack, being a family man, takes his wife and son to the hotel to keep him company throughout the long and isolated nights. During their stay strange things occur when Jack's son Danny sees gruesome images powered by a force called The Shining and Jack is heavily affected by this. Along with writer's block and the demons of the hotel haunting him Jack has a complete mental breakdown and the situation takes a sinister turn for the worse.
Please note: This is the UK theatrical cut with a run time of 115 minutes.
DVD special features
The Making Of.
3 x Behind The Scenes Featurettes.
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall
Directors: Stanley Kubrick
Region: Region 2 ( DVD formats.)
Number of discs: 2
Studio: Warner Home Video
DVD Release Date: 3 Mar 2008
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