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Cannes 2017: Stanley Kubrick's mysterious right-hand man steps out of the shadows

Cannes 2017: Stanley Kubrick's mysterious right-hand man steps out of the shadows

When Leon Vitali was working on Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," he became involved in a disagreement with the director over the size of cabins in the shoot.

"I got a phone call at eight o'clock. 'Your measurements are off by miles,'" Vitali, Kubrick's longtime aide-de-camp and subject of the new documentary "Filmworker," recalled the director telling him.

"It was '… Leon … Leon … Leon, You are off,'" Vitali continued. repeating Kubrick’s choice of obscenity. "I said '… Stanley … Stanley … Stanley. I am not.' Ten minutes later, Stanley called back and said 'I'm sorry. I was given wrong information.'"

Vitali drew...

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