SUE LYON, KUBRICK'S LOLITA - PHOTO
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Young, naively seductive, star of the masterpiece-scandal of the 1962 Venice Film Festival: the sixteen-year-old Sue Lyon, the unforgettable Lolita in Kubrick’s film, seen at the parties on the Lido. Stanley Kubrick did not come to Venice: only Sue was there to attend the official screening in the Sala Grande on August 31st 1962. That year, the films in Competition also included Mamma Roma by Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Knife in the Water by Roman Polanski.