Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Kubrick's Family Call For 'The Aryan Papers' To Be Made

One of the great Stanley Kubrick films that was never made 'The Aryan Paper's' has been called to be resurrected by the late directors family. In a interview with The Times Jan Harlan, Stanley Kubrick's brother-in-law has called on Hollywood studio bosses to make the film recommending Ang Lee to helm the film talking about the project he said
'I regret it never got made but it was a decision made by Kubrick and Warner Bros, probably very wisely'
Based on the novel 'Wartime Lies' by Louis Begley telling the story of a Jewish boy and his aunt who flee across Nazi-occupied Poland. The studio and Kubrick decided not to make the it due to the release of Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List.

Be sure to check out 'Unfolding the Aryan Papers' narrated by Johanna ter Steege who was chosen to play the lead, the short shows the pre-production through stills and footage that Kubrick under took on the film.