Philip Roth, Without Complexes Poster

Release Date: 2011

Not Yet Rated|52 min

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

Director: William Karel

Genres: Biography, Documentary

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  • A great writer deserves a more penetrating and inquisitive documentary: Reverence is not the path to understanding. show more

  • 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

  • 80

    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

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