Everything Is Illuminated

Actor-turned-first-time-filmmaker Liev Schreiber tosses out most of what made Jonathan Safran Foer's too-clever-by-half debut novel so precious, rooting out the heart of Foer's story from the precocious bombast. Unfortunately, he preserves the conceit that the hero of the story is also named Jonathan Safran Foer (beguilingly played by a pale Elijah Wood...read more

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02:31 — Based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated tells the story of a young man's quest to find the woman wh (more…)

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  • Released: 2005
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Actor-turned-first-time-filmmaker Liev Schreiber tosses out most of what made Jonathan Safran Foer's too-clever-by-half debut novel so precious, rooting out the heart of Foer's story from the precocious bombast. Unfortunately, he preserves the conceit that… (more)

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