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Before he begins his post in the fall, he decides to spend the summer in the resort town of Ramsdale, New Hampshire.
He is given the name of Charlotte Haze as someone who is renting a room in her home for the summer.
Those airs also mask being lonely, especially as she is a sexually aggressive and liberated woman.
Humbert considers Charlotte a proverbial "joke" but ...
Shelley Winters was never better as the shrill, man-hungry shrew.
Sue Lyon is enormously credible in a complex role - physically attractive, childish at times in her behavior, but quietly calculating and manipulative.
To fully appreciate what Kubrick has done, compare this version to Adrian Lyne's anemic remake. James Mason conveys both the tormented inner soul and the outwardly polite gentleman with such charm that you simply can't despise him for his treachery.
The need to tread carefully around the censors in 1962 actually works in the film's favor.
There's a sophisticated subtlety that counterbalances the lurid subject matter.
The weakest link is Peter Sellers, who Kubrick found amusing enough to let him run on too long.
Sellers was a brilliant performer, but just not right for this film. When masquerading as others, he's mostly intrusive and tends to alter the tone of what's going on.
As the car comes to a halt after the blowout, Lolita is sitting in the front passenger seat instead of in the middle of the back seat.