After starring as Lord Bullingdon in BARRY LYNDON, Leon Vitali gave up his acting career to toil in obscurity as Stanley Kubrick’s devoted aide-de-camp. For more than two decades, Leon played a crucial role behind-the-scenes helping Kubrick make and maintain his legendary body of work. The complex, interdependent relationship between Leon and Kubrick was founded on devotion, sacrifice and the grueling, joyful reality of the creative process. This candid, often funny, and sometimes shocking documentary offers a singular perspective on a creative genius.
“An arresting cinemaniac documentary. Pure candy for Kubrick buffs.” -- Variety
“Revealing. A fascinating portrait of Stanley Kubrick's devoted aide de camp. Honors the hard-working, often unacknowledged craftsmen in the film industry.” -- The Hollywood Reporter
“Movie love at its purest. A celebration of its anonymous inhabitants’ role in bringing our collective dreams to life.”
“Five stars! Tender. A revealing and stirring celebration of one of cinema’s unacknowledged heroes.”