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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (132 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Under the Milky Way, 1997.

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Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Under the Milky Way in 1997.
Summary, etc.:
An iconic adaptation of the Vladimir Nabokov Classic, starring Oscar Winner Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith and Dominique Swain, LOLITA tells a disturbing tale of tortured and forbidden love. Humber Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small New England Town to take a teaching position, searching for lodging he visits the home of a single mother Charlotte and her 14 year old daughter Dolores (Lolita). Upon seeing Dolores, Humbert is immediately smitten. Knowing his desire is forbidden, he marries the clueless Charlotte in order to stay close to her daughter.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977 > Television adaptations.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
Middle-aged men > Drama.
Teenage girls > Drama.
Male teachers > Drama.
Stepfathers > Drama.
Stepdaughters > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Pedophilia > Drama.
Male teachers.
Man-woman relationships.
Middle-aged men.
Teenage girls.
Genre: Feature films.

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