The Human Stain

While director Robert Benton refrains from milking the big, CRYING GAME-sized twist at the center of this weak abbreviation of Philip Roth's expansive 2000 novel, keeping the story's secret makes discussing the film's real subject — and the movie's shortcomings — difficult. Suffice it to say that the story revolves around Jewish professor of more

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The Human Stain

Well-acted but superficial adaptation of Philip Roth's novel about a light-skinned black college professor (Anthony Hopkins) who has been passing as white. Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise. Robert Benton directed.

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