Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut

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Filmmaking giant Stanley Kubrick's last film, an erotic thriller with Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. An argument over fidelity between Dr Bill Harford (Cruise) and his wife (Kidman) sends the physician on a dangerous night-long odyssey - a surreal succession of sexually charged encounters capped off by a clandestine visit to an upper-class orgy.

1999Rating: R18+, for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some drug-related material153 minsUK, USA
DramaMysteryThriller
Director:
Stanley Kubrick ('A Clockwork Orange', '2001: A Space Odyssey', 'The Shining', 'Full Metal Jacket', 'Lolita')
Cast:
Tom CruiseNicole KidmanMadison EgintonJackie SawirisSydney PollackTodd FieldSky du Mont

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Eyes Wide Shut | Awards

Award Winner
Bastone Bianco Award winner at Venice Film Festival, 1999.

Eyes Wide Shut | Reviews

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Cruise in particular lays himself open in that fiercely committed way that he tries everything as an actor.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

A towering final achievement from one of cinema's greatest innovators.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

It creates a mesmerizing daydream of sexual fantasy.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Mr. Kubrick left one more brilliantly provocative tour de force as his epitaph.

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

This is personal filmmaking as well as dream poetry of the kind most movie commerce has ground underfoot...

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Variety

Variety

A riveting, thematically probing, richly atmospheric and just occasionally troublesome work...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A cold, humourless, despairingly cynical (and thus typically Kubrickian) observation of human relationships.

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New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Guess what? It's not very erotic. Haunting, yes. Provocative, yes. Sexually graphic, oh, yeah. But arousing, it is not.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

It feels creaky, ancient, hopelessly out of touch, infatuated with the hot taboos of (Kubrick's) youth...

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CNN

CNN

This is nothing that can't be found in a Penthouse video, albeit shot by a man who had an almost mystical grasp of film's technical capabilities.

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