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Genius
- Colin Firth

Overview - Colin Firth stars in this biopic of famous literary editor Max Perkins, which centers on his personal and professional relationship with eccentric author Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law). As Wolfe becomes consumed with his lengthy novels and begins to alienate his lover Aline Bernstein (Nicole Kidman), Perkins struggles to reel in his talent in order to deliver another best-seller for Scribner Publishing during the 1930s.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Colin Firth stars in this biopic of famous literary editor Max Perkins, which centers on his personal and professional relationship with eccentric author Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law). As Wolfe becomes consumed with his lengthy novels and begins to alienate his lover Aline Bernstein (Nicole Kidman), Perkins struggles to reel in his talent in order to deliver another best-seller for Scribner Publishing during the 1930s. Laura Linney, Guy Pearce, and Dominic West co-star in director Michael Grandage's debut feature film.

Cast List

Benjamin Davis - Cinematographer
Ian Tapp
Deborah Saban
John Logan - Screenwriter
A. Scott Berg - Pulitzer Prize-winning author (GOLDWYN: A BIOGRAPHY)
James Grogan
Lesa Warrener
Michael Grandage
Patrick Rolfe
Michelle Day
Karen Elliott
Tania Windsor Blunden
Ben Davis - Director of Photography, LAYER CAKE (2005)
Andrew Caller
Trevor Carroll-Coe
William Coe
Neal Champion
Sam Knox-Johnston
Adam Cork
Union VFX
Carrie Legrand
Neobe Velis
David Marks - Production Manager
Richard Dempsey - TV Actor/"Narnia"
Colin Firth - British Actor
Nicole Kidman - Actress, TO DIE FOR
Laura Linney - Actress
Dominic West - Actor, 28 DAYS, THE WIRE, CHICAGO (2002)
Guy Pearce - Actor/"...Priscilla..."
Richard Clark - Screenwriter
Jude Law - British Actor, WILDE (1997)
Corey Johnson - Star/ THE MUMMY (1999)
Jane Perry - Voice, DARKSTALKERS
Frank Tontoh
Lucy Briers
Charlotte Longfield
Miquel Brown
Charles Dinsdale
Andrew Byron
Nick Mercer
Neville Malcolm
James Wallace - Actor
Vanessa Kirby
Ken Hazeldine
Joshua Robinson - Actor
Harry Attwell
Erick Hayden - Actor
Elaine Caulfield
James Bierman
Angela Ashton
Eve Bracken
Katya Watson
Lorna Doherty
Makenna McBrierty
Ray Strasser-King
David Altaner
Rosy Benjamin
Alex Large - Actor
Kim Rosenfeld
Katherine Kingsley
Stella McCabe
Christopher Oram - Actor
Mike Vessey - Actor
Madeline Rice
Ian Drysdale
Alistair Sanderson
Alex Scrivens
Cassandra Nina
Pamela Okoroafor
Kenji Fenton
Winston Rollins
Chris Storr
Jamal Crawford
Kemi Durosinmi
Jo Dyce
Kevin Ketti
Lesley Mutombo-Agbepa
Trina Dillon
Gary Thomsett
Mark Philimore
Oliver King - Actor, ;
Julia Wolfe - Actor

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 98
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 031398233688
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
  • Release Date: September 2016

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Period Piece
Writers

 
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Reviews:
"First-time helmer Michael Grandage is an actor’s director in the Sidney Lumet vein, forgoing visual razzle-dazzle in deference to capturing his actors’ performances from the most effective distances." - 06/09/2016 A.V. Club


3 stars out of 4 -- "Perkins is played with reserve, hidden warmth, and scrupulous intelligence by Colin Firth..." - 06/10/2016 RogerEbert.com


"[I]t’s an intriguing study of the personalities and torturous process behind some of the early 20th century’s great writing." - 06/16/2016 Boston Globe

 
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