DC Reads: Screening of Kubrick's 'Lolita'
Published on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 8:46am
Reading Lolita in Tehran is the selection for DC Reads 2012. One Book. One City. One Good Read. The Georgetown Neighborhood Library will show Stanley Kubrick's 1962 adaptation of Nabokov's classic novel on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.
Lolita the movie, rated TV-14, is 152 minutes long. To briefly summarize the classic, Humbert, a divorced professor from Britain, moves to a small town in New England to take a teaching position. He is swept into a relationship with Charlotte, whom he marries in order to pursue her 14-year-old daughter, Lolita.