Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall. A writer takes a job as an off-season caretaker at an isolated resort hotel with his wife and young telepathic son who witnesses terrifying events from the past. But as time passes, it's the father who seems burdened with the evils of the resort and begins to behave in a terrifying manner. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. 1980/color/144 min/R.