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5.0 out of 5 stars Fresh as a daisy - or should I say Dolores, 7 Jan. 2013
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This review is from: Lolita [1962] [DVD] (DVD)
I loved the book but never managed to see Kubrick's film - until now. Dated? Yes, perhaps. Is Lolita too old in this version? Yes, definitely. In the book she is thirteen, here Sue Lyon looks twenty. Is the under-age sex neatly side-stepped? Indeed, and certainly by today's standards of what is acceptable. So what's good about this DVD? Answer: James Mason in what I think is his most subtle, humorous and deeply moving performance - ever. This, remember, is a love story and no one does it better that James. Even Peter Sellers in multiple roles cannot match Mason's timing, facial expressions and astounding voice. Buy it!
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