It was 1999. The world was eagerly anticipating the Eyes Wide Shut film of the iconic director Stanley Kubrick. The film had a fabulous cast that included one of the most popular couple of the world—Nicole Kidman and her much-loved husband Tom Cruise. It was going to be the first masterpiece since 1987, when the world was astounded by Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket. That was also the last time the director gave an interview.
Stanley Kubrick was known for changing his own films after their release. But this time, unfortunately, the director failed to see the premiere of his film. Stanley Kubrick death had devastated the world several weeks before the film was finally released. That has become the ground for serious argument—was the filmEyes Wide Shut as we know it the film that Kubrick wanted to show us?