From Adrian Lyne, the director of 9-+ weeks, Jacob's Ladder and Fatal Attraction, comes this powerful, provocative and profoundly moving adaption of a twentieth century literary masterpiece. When schoolteacher Humbert Humbert (Jeremy Irons) marries his landlady, Charlotte Haze (Melanie Griffith) purely to get close to her 14-year-old daughter, Lolita, (Dominique Swain) his forbidden love becomes an obsession that threatens to engulf them both and change their lives irrevocably. When suspicions are raised they flee across the country with a mysterious man in hot pursuit. With a sumptuous score from Ennio Morricone (The Mission) and stunning performances from an all-star cast, Lolita is an unforgettable tale of an an overwhelming infatuation and loss of innocence.
A forbidden love. An unthinkable attraction. The ultimate price.