Continuity mistake: At the beginning when Danny is talking to his Mom and eating a sandwich, the sandwich gets about 5 bites smaller in a split second. (00:04:45)
Jack is a recovering alcoholic that takes a job as a caretaker for a resort/hotel that shuts down every year for the winter. His son, Danny, has a kind of sixth sense and can "hear" other peoples' thoughts as well as converse with them. He is also able to see bad things from the past. Jack gets cabin fever and goes mad. Tragedy ensues.
Wendy Torrance: Stay away from me.
Jack Torrance: Why?
Wendy Torrance: I just wanna go back to my room.
Jack Torrance: Why?
Wendy Torrance: Well, I'm very confused and I just need time to think things over.
Jack Torrance: You've had your whole fucking life to think things over.
What good's a few minutes more gonna do you now?
Trivia: Stanley Kubrick was very protective of Danny Lloyd, because he was so young. Through some careful and clever directing, Lloyd was unaware he was making a horror film until after the film's release.
Question: Whenever Jack is talking to Delbert Grady, Grady mentions his wife and two daughters; one of whom tried to burn the overlook down. My question is, are they the same twin girls Danny has visions of? Whenever Danny sees them dead in the hallway, the vision matches the story Ullman told Jack about Charles Grady. Why does Delbert Grady deny killing his wife and daughters when he was the caretaker, but then contradicts himself and go on to say he "corrected" them? Was he only denying being the caretaker since Jack has always been the caretaker? What is the connection between Delbert's story and what happened with Charles Grady?
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