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Stanley Kubrick moved to Hertfordshire during the filming of 2001: A Space Odyssey. He lived there for 38 years until his death in 1999.
London was a source of inspiration for Stanley Kubrick. Some of his most iconic scenes from The Shining (1980), Eyes Wide Shut (1999) and A Clockwork Orange (1971) were all filmed in the city.
The brutalist architecture of Thamesmead neighbourhood in South-East London became the dystopian backdrop to A Clockwork Orange, and the battle scenes from Full Metal jackets were in fact filmed at Beckton gasworks, near the Isle of Dogs.
This talk explores Kubrick’s love affair with London and how he managed to morph the city into something entirely new in each film.
Part of "Kubrick Now": A programme of events at the Design Museum and BFI Southbank.
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joined Stanley Kubrick in 1969 for a film on Napoleon that may finally be realised 50 years later. He was Exec Producer on all Kubrick films since 1973 and worked on other unrealised projects in-between. Jan is a guest-lecturer at film-schools around the globe and was instrumental in the formation of the Stanley Kubrick Archive at UAL and a large exhibition on Stanley Kubrick.
Katharina Kubrick is the daughter of Stanley Kubrick. She worked on Barry Lyndon, Full Metal Jacket, and The Shining as a location photographer and props buyer. She worked in the Art Dept on several movies including Midnight Express, two Bond movies and the Dark Crystal amongst others until 1984. She is now an oil painter and designs jewellery.
Background image | 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1965–68; GB/United States). Production photo. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.