The Shining (1980)


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Plot  Jack Torrance arrives at the Overlook Hotel, interviewing for the position of winter caretaker, planning to use the hotel's solitude to write. The hotel, built on the site of a Native American burial ground, becomes snowed in during the winter; it is closed from November to May. Manager Stuart Ullman warns Jack that a previous caretaker Grady developed cabin fever and killed his family and himself. In Boulder, Jack's son, Danny, has a terrifying premonition about the hotel, viewing a cascade of blood emerging from an elevator door. Jack's wife, Wendy, tells a doctor that Danny has an imaginary friend named Tony and that Jack has given up drinking because he hurt Danny's arm following a binge.

The family arrives at the hotel on closing day and is given a tour. The chef, Dick Hallorann, surprises Danny by telepathically offering him ice cream. To Danny, Dick explains that he and his grandmother shared this telepathic ability, which he calls "shining". Danny asks if there is anyt...



Jack Nicholson
Jack Torrance
Shelley Duvall
Wendy Torrance
Danny Lloyd
Danny Torrance
Scatman Crothers
Dick Hallorann
Barry Nelson
Stuart Ullman
Philip Stone
Delbert Grady
Tony Burton
Larry Durkin
Barry Dennen
Bill Watson


All Titles

The Shining
English Original Title

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  brktsc rated The Shining (1980) with 8.5 stars / 14.10.2014

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