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Elegy
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Elegy 2008


description written by member Zara:

Cultural critic David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley) sits comfortably in his ivory tower, divorced from any romantic or familial entanglements, that is, until a striking 24-year-old daughter (PenÚlope Cruz) of Cuban exiles reawakens his sense of sexual excitement. Their unlikely bond yields shocking revelations that change David's life forever. Spanish director Isabel Coixet helms this star-studded adaptation of the Philip Roth novel The Dying Animal.

Release Date:August 8th, 2008
MPAA Rating:R
Running Time:108 minutes
Directed By:
No image existsIsabel Coixet
Written By:
No image existsNicholas Meyer
No image existsPhilip Roth
Starring:
No image existsSonja Bennett
Patricia ClarksonPatricia Clarkson
Penelope CruzPenelope Cruz
No image existsAntonio Cupo
No image existsMichelle Harrison
No image existsDeborah Harry
Dennis HopperDennis Hopper
No image existsChelah Horsdal
No image existsAlessandro Juliani
Ben KingsleyBen Kingsley
No image existsLaura Mennell
No image existsKris Pope
Peter SarsgaardPeter Sarsgaard
No image existsRyan McDonell
No image existsMarci T. House
No image existsShaker Paleja
No image existsShaker Paleja

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Elegy Movie Review by RONNIE (8/21/2008)

Elegy, this movie is a touching story about a professor David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley) that hooks-up with one of his students. He falls in love and has intimate relations with her. He is also hung-up on the fact that he has a wide age difference between him and her. The age difference is intimidating to him. He...

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Elegy Movie Review by Jarrod (8/10/2008)

'Elegy' is an adaptation of Philip Roth's novel The Dying Animal, which is a sad reflection on how a person's self-imposed barriers can sabotage his or her efforts to find true happiness. Ben Kingsley gives a masterful performance, possibly his best since House of Sand and Fog, as David Kepesh, a college professor who has...

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