The Human Stain – TV-Tip of the Week

The Human Stain - TV-Tip of the Week

The Human Stain – TV-Tip of the Week

               Genre: drama, literature
               Racism, scandal, Professor, United States, Philip Roth

Thursday, 21 January 2010, The First, 23:30 Clock

  Even more than usual with literary adaptations of complex materials has been raised in the case of this film by Robert Benton from the year 2003, the question of the proper implementation of the original story in the filmic medium. For the best-selling novel The Human Stain / The Human Stain of U.S. author Philip Roth is a mature, intelligent and sumptuous work is about a tragic fate in the mirror of society, the filigree of its intellectual as well as its significant linguistic lives. Although these can be important components of the complexities of literary text difficult to visualize properly, The Human Stain is nonetheless an appealing film, the central aspects of the breath and moving story of her indomitable spirit transported succeeded in his own way can.

The life of a committed literature professor Coleman Silk (Anthony Hopkins), who was regarded as the first Jewish dean of Athena College and has earned a great reputation during his career, then suddenly changes as drastically as the vital man Seventy is the accused, during a seminar have expressed a racist remark on two colored absent students. However absurd this accusation, especially after the discussion of the relationship also remains to position itself Silks colleagues but against him, who then made his position deeply acknowledged.

When his wife Iris died a short time later, the embittered Coleman makes the events and characters surrounding the College is responsible and ask the writer Nathan Zuckerman (Gary Sinise), an accusatory book about the chronology of events compose . The reclusive author rejects this contract, although from beginning but hard for the life story of the old man’s interest, which plunges straight into an intense affair with the cleaning woman traumatized Faunia Farley (Nicole Kidman), whose ex-husband Lester (Ed Harris), the Couple repeatedly harassed. In the course of his research on Silk Zuckerman encounters an incredible life-…

, director Robert Benton (Kramer vs. Kramer / Kramer Vs. Kramer, 1979, Places in the Heart / Places in the Heart, 1984, Nobody ‘s Fool, 1994), whose career in the film business as a co-author of the screenplay to the famous pair of gangsters Bonnie and Clyde began to strip from 1967 by Arthur Penn, has decided to stay with The Human Stain completely on the safe side. The staged deep, solid star ensemble drama and aesthetic appeal is an emotionally wrenching film, although measuring the novel seems fragmentary and reductionist, in itself considered, however, presents a touching story whose content, such as formal design, with its controversial references to the modern U.S. American society is a compelling scenario of human depths and desperately struggling to maintain their identity, too human creature designs.

(Mary Anderson)

Title: The Human Stain – TV-Tip of the Week Original Title: The Human Stain Country of production: Germany, France, USA Production year: ( #) 2003 Length: 100 (Min)

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