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Barry Lyndon at 40: Kubrick’s historic masterpiece four decades on

Published date
18 Dec 2015
Anna Castleton

Kubrick Barry Lyndon feature The Guardian

Four decades after Stanley Kubrick’s historic masterpiece Barry Lyndon was released in theatres, The Guardian visit the Stanley Kubrick Archives at UAL, to explore some of the thousands of objects relating to the film’s conception, development, production, and release. Film editor Andrew Pulver spoke to the epic film’s executive producer Jan Harlan about what the objects reveal, including insights into the set design, costumes, scene plans, filming techniques and production worries. The picture feature incorporates shots of Stanley Kubrick on the Barry Lyndon set with the cast and crew, as well as hand-annotated notes. Read the full feature on The Guardian

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