NABOKV-L post 0003092, Wed, 6 May 1998 07:47:11 -0700

Lolita Film (fwd)
From: "Julian W. Connolly" <>

>> 'Lolita' Finds a Home

>> LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After being deemed too controversial
>> for a U.S. theatrical release, ``Lolita'' has finally found a
>> home on cable television. Showtime and the Sundance Channel are
>> teaming up to show the latest film version of Vladimir Nabokov's
>> 1954 novel about an older man's sexual obsession with a young
>> girl. Sundance will begin airing the film beginning in August,
>> but no firm days have been set at Showtime. Director Adrian
>> Lyne's reaction to the deal was: ``Finally!''