PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
13 June 2016 | sdlv
10 | Beautifully filmed and acted; compelling and touching look at the relationship between a larger than life writer and his editor
I, like other reviewers here, cannot understand why this movie has not received greater praise. I had already read some...
A. Scott Berg's biography "Max Perkins: Editor of Genius", on which the film is based, won the National Book Award, upon the publication in 1978.
Might want to read this one.
Maxwell Evarts Perkins: Please tell me it's double-spaced.
John Wheelock: No such luck.
Maxwell Evarts Perkins: Where'd you get it?
John Wheelock: A woman named Aline Bernstein. The stage designer? The author's her protege. Every other publisher in town has already tuned it down.
Maxwell Evarts Perkins: Is it any good?
John Wheelock: ...
The story is set in New York with numerous flags shown flying but all railroad shots are of British locomotives and carriages (coaches) where the film was made.
$98,274 (USA) (12 June 2016)
$1,358,018 (USA) (12 August 2016)
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