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The Complete STANLEY KUBRICK Exhibit at LACMA – Skiffleboom.com » Kubrick and “Eyes Wide Shut” – The Color Red

Eyes Wide Shut

Red is the emblem of eroticism throughout the film. In the opening scene, red curtains, an erogenous zone within the domestic setting, are the provocative backdrop for Nicole Kidman’s striptease. Red envelops the partygoers in a landscape of transgression. Near the film’s end, the equilibrium of red and green are reestablished.

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