Room 237

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Release Date: October 26, 2012

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 42m

Content Rating: NR

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Room 237 is a 2012 American documentary film directed by Rodney Ascher about interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining (1980) which was adapted from the 1977 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film includes footage from The Shining and other Kubrick films, along with discussions by Kubrick enthusiasts. The film has nine segments, each segment focusing on a different element within the film which "may reveal hidden clues and hint at a bigger thematic oeuvre." The film was produced by Tim Kirk. The title refers to a room in the haunted hotel featured in The Shining, which serves as a plot point in the film.The film was screened in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The film's distribution rights were acquired by IFC Midnight and was exhibited theatrically and on VOD on March 29, 2013.

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