- 1h 50min
- Directed by: James Schamus
- Cast: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts
- UK release: 18 November 2016
Ohio, 1951: Marcus (Lerman) is a young Jewish man attending a liberal college, where he meets Olivia (Gadon), a magnetic, troubled woman whose advances attract and also guilt-trip him. This deliberately low-key drama about sex and religion benefits from Schamus's refined storytelling, making it the best Philip Roth adaptation in decades.
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Indignation14 Nov 2016
Debut director James Schamus steers the best Philip Roth adaptation in decades
Transferring the work of Philip Roth to the big screen has proved tricky. After the initial impact of Goodbye, Columbus and Portnoy's Complaint in the late 1960s / early 1970s, there's a long gap until the 2000s, where The Human Stain, Elegy and The…
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