American Pastoral

American Pastoral
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 6min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ewan McGregor
  • Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning
  • UK release: 11 November 2016

Former sports hero Swede (McGregor) has a radicalised teen daughter (Fanning) who is suspected of domestic terrorism. This adaptation of Philip Roth's novel may lack the complexity of the original but McGregor directs with clarity and composure and gets fine performances (Fanning is fabulous.)

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American Pastoral

7 Nov 20164 stars

Ewan McGregor impresses in front of and behind the camera as he takes on the Philip Roth novel

Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut with this ambitious attempt to bring Philip Roth's 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel to the big screen. The first of two Roth adaptations to hit UK cinemas in November – the second being James Schamus's…

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