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Plot, Details & Awards

Elegy

(2008)

Rated R for sexuality, nudity and language.

R In Theaters 08/8/2008 , 108min.
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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.

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Depiction of Nudity or Sexuality Won

Berlin International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Berlin International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Edinburgh International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

London Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 London Film Critics Association Best British Actor Ben Kingsley Nominated

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actress Penélope Cruz Won

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