R | | Drama, Romance
Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life, which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood", thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Patricia Clarkson and Peter Saarsgard had previously appeared in "The Dying Gaul" (2005).
You know for a Pulitzer prize winning poet, sometimes you display a remarkable lack of imagination.
George O'Hearn: That's why they gave me the fucking prize.
At one point Ben Kingsley says to Penelope Cruz, "The beast with two backs. Where's that from?" She answers Shakespeare and he agrees that it's from Othello. The fact is that Shakespeare borrowed it from the original author, Francois Rabelais. The phrase appears in French as "la bête à deux dos" in Gargantua and Pantagruel, 1532.
$104,168 10 August 2008