The Human Stain

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Release Date:

  • October 31, 2003

DVD: July 20, 2004

1h 46m | Drama

Coleman Silk (Anthony Hopkins) is a distinguished professor at a prestigious New England college whose professional life is shattered by allegations of racism and whose personal life is infected with the cancer of a lie he has been living for fifty years.

His career and reputation in ruin, Silk begins a dynamic resurrection through two new relationships; one, a friendship with writer Nathan Zuckerman (Gary Sinise), whom he intrigues with his story, the other a scandalous affair with a young woman (Nicole Kidman).
Director: Robert Benton
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Gary Lucchesi, Scott Steindorff, Tom Rosenberg
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Jacinda Barrett, Harry J. Lennix, Wentworth Miller, Kerry Washington
Writer(s): Nicholas Meyer
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