An elegant and contemplative tale of obsession, exploring the relationship between a highly respected professor (Ben Kingsley) and an impossibly gorgeous grad student (Penelope Cruz). As Dr David Kepesh becomes more involved with his young lover he finds himself going from confident lothario to jealous boyfriend in this hypnotic adaptation of Philip Roth's novel, 'The Dying Animal'. Patricia Clarkson co-stars as David's sometime casual squeeze; Dennis Hopper is his philandering friend, George; and Debbie Harry has a small role as George's long-suffering wife. Directed by Spanish helmer Isabel Coixet ('My Life Without Me', 'The Secret Life of Words').

Year: 2008
Genre: Drama, Drama Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Director: Isabel Coixet
Starring: Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Dennis Hopper, Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard, Deborah Harry
Duration: 112 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains sex scenes and offensive language.
Location in store: Drama



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