Episode 102: Stanley Kubrick’s “Barry Lyndon”
In 1975, Stanley Kubrick released an ambition, lyrically beautiful and shamefully under-appreciated masterwork in “Barry Lyndon.” This amazing display of photography, costume work and lighting is a technical marvel and remains as an important film, not only in Kubrick’s catalogue, but in cinema history. “Barry Lyndon” is an extremely influential film for many contemporary filmmakers like Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Sofia Coppola and Lars von Trier.
What made “Barry Lyndon” a technical marvel in 1975 as well as in 2012? Why is “Barry Lyndon” known as the forgotten Stanley Kubrick film? And despite its reputation, why is “Barry Lyndon” considered Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece?
Stanley Kubrick’s “Barry Lyndon” is the subject of episode 102 of the AuteurCast…