In Kubrick's version of Lolita, Mason is sublime. It's the sort of role that was tailor made for an actor of his talents. That playful, gorgeous voice, the way he moves, precisely, confidently. The smile that hides a thousand sins.
Lolita has been adapted twice for the big screen, once in 1962, by Stanley Kubrick and then later in 1997 by Adrian Lyne. In between, there have been plays, musicals, even operas that have taken Nabokov's prose, and moulded it to a new…
Director Jake Schreier and actor Frank Langella discuss their new futuristic comedy Robot and Frank at the London Film Festival.