The Humbling


The Humbling
Based on Philip Roth's last novel, this tells the story of a legendary but over the hill stage actor who has a mental breakdown and retreats to the woods to live a quiet life. Then the lesbian daughter of his closest friend shows up at his house, and he begins a relationship with her, despite her orientation and being half his age. The relationship takes unusual turns as people from their past surface and chaos ensues.

113 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Sex).
Comedy, Drama.

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Al Pacino, Kyra Sedgwick, Greta Gerwig, Dylar Baker, Charles Grodin, Dianne Wiest, Dan Hedaya
Director
Barry Levinson
ScreenplayBuck Henry, Michal Zebede, from the novel by Philip Roth
MusicThe Affair, Marcelo Zarvos
CinematographyAdam Jandrup
EditingAaron Yanes
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SA distributorIndependent
Made in2014
Produced byAmbi Pictures, Hammerton Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageModerate impact
NudityNone
SexMild to moderate, implied
ViolenceMild impact, some blood
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
25 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
49 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThe Humbling is an inarguable highlight of Al Pacino's late-period filmography, but that's an admittedly low bar that it doesn't always clear by a very wide margin.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
6 users
9
Rottentomatoes users
936 users
9
Internet
388 Netizens quote iconGreat fun!
14

Average .. 54%

11

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