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hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
The author speaks about his upbringing, his success, the fallout from "Portnoy's Complaint," and his feelings about aging.

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Director: William Karel

Genres: Documentary, Biography

Philip Roth, Without Complexes (2011)

Release Date: September 19th, 2011| hr. 52 min.

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  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Philip Roth turns 80 next week, and what better way to celebrate than to serve as the hero of his own story? It’s too bad, though, that this dully conventional biography doesn’t do justice to its subject. show more

  • 80
    NPR

    There's nothing particularly dynamic about Livia Manera and William Karel's documentary Philip Roth: Unmasked. For some 90 minutes, it's pretty much just one guy talking. But what a guy! show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    In spite of the film's exhaustive chronology, those who deduce from its title that they're in for an unveiling, or an unraveling, of a major literary figure may come out empty-handed. show more

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