Director: Stanley Kubrick

1999, 159, R

Screenwriter: Kubrick and Frederic Raphael, inspired by ''Traumnovelle'' (''Dream Story'') by Arthur Schnitzler.

Cast: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack, Todd Field, Alan Cumming, Rade Sherbedgia, Leelee Sobieski, Vinessa Shaw and Fay Masterson.


Although Kubrick died before the release of this film, it gave him the chance to bring his intelligence to a new genre (for him): the erotic mystery. Then couple Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman threw caution to the wind in their seductive performances as a young New York doctor and his beautiful wife who dabble in sexual fantasies without much consequence. Until, that is, he attends a weekend party/sexual orgy at the mansion of one of his mysterious patients…

“There is consolation for having to read the words ‘The End’ on the posthumous work of Mr. Kubrick: this astonishing last film is a spellbinding addition to the Kubrick canon.” Janet Maslin – NY Times