(USA, 2007, 112 minutes)

A womanizing New York intellectual falls in love with a younger woman, but she leaves him when his fear of aging renders him incapable of committing to the relationship. Quiet, understated adult melodrama carried by sensitive handling and an outstanding lead.

A Lakeshore Entertainment presentation/production. Starring Penélope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Peter Sarsgaard, Patricia Clarkson, Deborah Harry; and Dennis Hopper. Directed by Isabel Coixet; produced by Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Andre Lamal; screenplay by Nicholas Meyer, based on the novel by Philip Roth, The Dying Animal; director of photography (DeLuxe), Jean-Claude Larrieu; production designer, Claude Paré; costume designer, Katia Stamo; film editor, Amy Duddleston.


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