To improve your visit to our site, take a minute and upgrade your browser. Where was room , and why would you want to avoid it? On the other hand, why might you be drawn to it against all your better instincts and at risk of your sanity? Despite its lack of trade, you are entirely provided for. The kitchens and the pantries are stocked with food. The heating works.
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The Shining is a psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick and co-written with novelist Diane Johnson. The central character in The Shining is Jack Torrance Nicholson , an aspiring writer and recovering alcoholic, who accepts a position as the off-season caretaker of the isolated historic Overlook Hotel in the Colorado Rockies. Danny possesses "the shining", psychic abilities that enable him to see into the hotel's horrific past. The hotel cook, Dick Hallorann Crothers , also has this ability and is able to communicate with Danny telepathically. The hotel had a previous winter caretaker who went insane and killed his family and himself.
You may not know the name Lia Beldam, but you will know her by her work. After the film, Lia never got into acting full-time as she was already modeling. Media Mikes had a chance to track down Lia and ask her a few questions about the film and reflecting on her role. Lia Beldam: I was a model. So I went along thinking I would be in this ballroom scene. Prior to that, I had done a lot of nude shots for commercials and someone from the film saw them and said that they could cast me for another role in the film. And that is how I got the job.