S Is for Stanley

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S Is for Stanley
Directed byAlex Infascelli
Produced byInti Carboni
Federica Paniccia
Alex Infascelli
Lorenzo Foschi
Davide Luchetti
Written byAlex Infascelli
Filippo Ulivieri
Vincenzo Scuccimarra
StarringEmilio D'Alessandro
Janette Woolmore
Alex Infascelli
Music byJohn Cummings
CinematographyEdoardo Carlo Bolli
Gigi Martinucci
Edited byAlex Infascelli
Distributed byRat Pac Documentary Films (North America)
Release date
  • October 2015 (2015-10) (Rome Film Festival)
  • 2016 (2016)

S is for Stanley – 30 Years Behind the Wheel for Stanley Kubrick (Italian: S Is for Stanley – Trent'anni dietro al volante per Stanley Kubrick) is a 2015 Italian documentary film co-written and directed by Alex Infascelli. It depicts the relationship between celebrated director Stanley Kubrick and his personal chauffeur and assistant, Emilio D'Alessandro. It was produced by Kinethica and Lock And Valentine.[1][2] It is based on D'Alessandro's autobiography Stanley Kubrick and Me.[3]

The film won the 2016 David di Donatello Award for Best Documentary.[2] It was also nominated at the 2016 European Film Awards for best documentary film.[4]

The film also won the Master of Art film Festival in the Best Documentary in Theatre and Cinema section.

S is for Stanley has been distributed theatrically in Italy on 30 May 2016 and had its theatrical premiere in the United States in New York at the IFC Centre on 27 January 2017, as part of a Stanley Kubrick series.

It was released for home media on Netflix in North America (US and Canada) on 15 June 2017.

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  1. ^ Jordan Mintzer (20 October 2015). "'S is for Stanley': Rome Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b Claudia Burgio (30 May 2016). ""S is for Stanley", ovvero il Kubrick intimo di Alex Infascelli". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  3. ^ David D. (24 July 2016). "Stanley Kubrick and Me: An Interview with Filippo Ulivieri". Toronto Film Review. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  4. ^ Elisabet Cabeza (5 November 2016). "'Toni Erdmann' leads European Film Awards nominations". Screen Daily. Retrieved 5 November 2016.

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