The Humbling (2014) (7NR)
"An intelligent, incredibly funny and most human film."
Over-the-hill actor Simon Axler (Al Pacino) struggles to regain his passion for life until he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful admirer, Pegeen Stapleford (Greta Gerwig).
As their relationship intensifies, Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful beauty and, with his energy and finances draining away, he quickly realizes he might just be worse off. -- (C) Millennium Films, 2014, USA/Italy.
Starring Al Pacino, Kyra Sedgwick, Greta Gerwig, Charles Grodin, Dylan Baker, Dianne Wiest, Dan Hedaya.
Directed by Barry Levinson.
Venice Film Festival (2014), Official Selection.
Toronto International Film Festival (2014), Official Selection.
Based on the novel "The Humbling," written by Philip Roth.
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