Overall Rank: 8779
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 33
Theatrical Release Date: 10/31/2003
Genre: Drama, Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Robert Benton
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Wentworth Miller, Jacinda Barrett
Plot: A long-time classics professor begins a relationship with a young woman, and when it is uncovered, it leads down a dark path to a secret he has kept for 50 years - one that threatens to unravel his carefully-conceived life. -- Chris Kavan
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 01/12/2012
Two stories of Coleman Silk (Anthony Hopkins), 1st Jew to teach in America, and is a Dean at a college and a boxer in his youth. Iris his wife gets stressed and died in his arms since he had plans of resigning for being sued because of the student’s perception of a racial slur “spooks”. Nathan Zuckerman (Gary Sinise) is a writer approached by Coleman. The two converses and bond, Nathan narrates his experience of him dragging back to life. Coleman gets close with Faunia Farley (Nicole Kidman) and knows her background. Lester Farley (Ed Harris), Faunia’s ex-husband who served in Nam, knows about Coleman.
Some of the scenes with the love making and Coleman and Nathan dancing scenes ran a bit long, which most probably the director wants to show more emotion between the …
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