6.6/10
149
3 user

Stanley and Us (1999)

Three hapless directors arrive in England from Italy to make a documentary on their idol. The funny thing is, they have no interviews lined up! Not to worry, these guys have a miracle or ... See full summary »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Kubrick Remembered is one of the supplementary bonus documentaries included in Stanley Kubrick: The Masterpiece Collection. This box set of eight Kubrick classics has films, from the 1962 ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Khammar
Stars: Christiane Kubrick, Leon Vitali, Anthony Frewin
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.

Director: Jan Harlan
Stars: Katharina Kubrick, Malcolm McDowell, Stanley Kubrick
The Seafarers (1953)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Stanley Kubrick's first film made in color, lost for over forty years. The documentary extols the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union.

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Stars: Don Hollenbeck, Paul Hall
Filmworker (2017)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

It's a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else's creative vision. Yet, that's exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as '... See full summary »

Director: Tony Zierra
Stars: Leon Vitali, Ryan O'Neal, Danny Lloyd
History

The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, a minor Italian nobleman that rose through the ranks of the French military to become the youngest general in the nation's history and eventually the first French emperor.

History

Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby, known as the "Gray Ghost", and his Calvary, The Mosby Riders, take on General George Armstrong Custer's larger Union forces during the United States Civil War.

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
... Himself
Michel Ciment ... Himself
Mauro Di Flaviano ... Himself
Nigel Galt ... Himself
Federico Greco ... Himself
... Himself
... Herself
... Himself (archive footage)
Stefano Landini ... Himself
... Himself
... Himself
Julian Senior ... Himself
... Himself
Gordon Stainforth ... Himself
... Himself
Edit

Storyline

Three hapless directors arrive in England from Italy to make a documentary on their idol. The funny thing is, they have no interviews lined up! Not to worry, these guys have a miracle or two that they call in. Written by Stendahl

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 October 1999 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Stanley és mi  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
very entertaining!
28 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

This indie-style documentary follows the journey of three Italian guys with an obsession for director Stanley Kubrick, who, in the narrator's words, they consider to be our century's Goethe. Without a defined plan, they crash in London and start making calls to interview people connected to Kubrick and his films. Their on-going struggle with budget limitations doesn't keep them from getting closer and closer to the figure of the director and slowly they make their way into the Fort itself, Stanley Kubrick's home.

Watch them as they hear the news of Stanley's death, as they try to get a place at an exclusive preview of "Eyes Wide Shut" and as they find themselves talking to studio big-shots with over-the-top personalities. Apart from the human interest angle (of the troubles of these friendly obsessive fans trying to make their documentary), the interviews of this hour long documentary present a serious portrait of the director and his films, through the words of those who worked with and were closest to him. Note that not all the interviews are part of this film. The authors collected a total of over forty interviews of which only segments made it to the final cut. The whole bulk of the interviews, seven hours and a half long, was cut up into 30 episodes aired on RAI (the Italian television network). I haven't seen these episodes myself (although I've seen the film more than once), but I'm sure they must be as interesting and entertaining as the film, if not more. Even though I enjoyed "Stanley and us", I couldn't help feeling that the material was cut short and could've gone a bit further in shedding some light over Kubrick's life and legacy, so I'd like to see the episodes. Finding them is another story... In any case, this is an interesting and, again, very entertaining film, especially for other Kubrick fans, no doubt.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial