STANLEY KUBRICK’S MASTERPIECE 'DR. STRANGELOVE' BACK IN CINEMAS FROM 17 MAY INCLUDING EXCLUSIVE NEW SHORT FILM, in collaboration with , is delighted to announce the re-release of ’s masterpiece . Restored in 4K, the film will open in UK cinemas from , including an extended run at the BFI Southbank as part of a special Kubrick season.
film produced and directed by , will be screened exclusively in cinemas as part of this release. With contributions from those who knew Kubrick best, including (Kubrick’s Executive Producer and brother-in-law) and journalist and author the film considers how Kubrick responded to society’s widespread concern about nuclear war and transformed it into his irreverent comic masterpiece.
is a and dark comedy about a group of war-eager military men who plan a nuclear apocalypse. Through a series of military and political accidents, two psychotic generals - U.S. Air Force Commander Jack D. Ripper (Sterling Hayden) and Joint Chief of Staff "Buck" Turgidson (George C. Scott) – trigger an ingenious, irrevocable scheme to attack Russia's strategic targets with nuclear bombs. The brains behind the scheme belong to Dr. Strangelove (Peter Sellers), a wheelchair-bound nuclear scientist who has bizarre ideas about man's future. The President is helpless to stop the bombers, as is Captain Mandrake (also played by Sellers), the only man who can stop them...
COLUMBIA PICTURES presents PETER SELLERS, GEORGE C. SCOTT in STANLEY KUBRICK'S "DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB" also starring STERLING HAYDEN, KEENAN WYNN, SLIM PICKENS and introducing TRACY REED as "Miss Foreign Affairs". From a Screenplay by STANLEY KUBRICK, PETER GEORGE & TERRY SOUTHERN Based on the book "Red Alert" by PETER GEORGE, the film was Produced and Directed by STANLEY KUBRICK.
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