Kubrick’s Low-Budget Masterpiece: The Cinematography of A Clockwork Orange (1971)

What was it like for Kubrick to go from making the $12 million space opera 2001: A Space Odyssey to the $2 million sci-fi classic A Clockwork Orange? In this video, CinemaTyler takes a look at how Kubrick made such a cinematic masterpiece on a low budget including Kubrick’s style and composition, use of light and color, avant-garde techniques, simplicity in filmmaking, camera movement, zooms, film speed, stock footage, and more!

Digital Extras

[Companion PDF] A Clockwork Orange: Story Breakdown

This 9-page Companion PDF features a short color-coded breakdown of the story to better understand how Kubrick simply and masterfully weaved all of the story threads together.

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A Clockwork Orange