Plot & Details
Adapted from author Philip Roth's novel The Dying Animal, director Isabel Coixet's elegant tale of obsession explores the relationship between a highly respected professor (Ben Kingsley) and an impossibly gorgeous grad student (Penélope Cruz). As their relationship deepens, the professor finds his ego challenged by the girl's enchanting beauty. Dennis Hopper and Patricia Clarkson co-star.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 108min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 08/08/2008
- DVD Release Date: 03/17/2009
- Distributor(s): Samuel Goldwyn
- Director(s): Isabel Coixet
- Starring: Penélope Cruz , Ben Kingsley , Dennis Hopper , Patricia Clarkson , Peter Sarsgaard
- Themes: Teachers and Students,Golden Years
- Keywords: May-December-romance,professor,student
- Country of Origin: USA (08-08-2008)
- Language: English