Elegy

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2008
  • Running time: 112 min
Respected cultural critic and author David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley) is a middle-aged college professor who, for years, has lived in a state of "emancipated manhood." His romantic conquests are many; his lasting commitments, few. But when a stunning young... read more

Respected cultural critic and author David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley) is a middle-aged college professor who, for years, has lived in a state of "emancipated manhood." His romantic conquests are many; his lasting commitments, few. But when a stunning young student named Consuela Castillo (Penelope Cruz) enters his life, her otherworldly beauty captivates him to the point of obsession. Soon, their erotic relationship evolves into an undying and passionate love in this gripping drama that explores the power of love to blind, reveal and transform.

Original Release

04/18/2008

US Release

08/08/2008

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Cast

Ben Kingsley David Kepesh
Dennis Hopper George O'Hearn
Patricia Clarkson Carolyn
Penelope Cruz Consuela Castillo
Peter Sarsgaard Kenneth Kepesh / Kenny Kepesh
Sonja Bennett Beth
Chelah Horsdal Susan Reese
Shekhar Paleja Kris Banjee / 3rd Student
Charlie Rose Charlie Rose
Kris Pope Consuelas Bruder / Consuela's Brother
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Isabel Coixet

Writers

Nicholas Meyer, Philip Roth

Cast

Ben Kingsley David Kepesh
Dennis Hopper George O'Hearn
Patricia Clarkson Carolyn
Penelope Cruz Consuela Castillo
Peter Sarsgaard Kenneth Kepesh / Kenny Kepesh
Sonja Bennett Beth
Chelah Horsdal Susan Reese
Shekhar Paleja Kris Banjee / 3rd Student
Charlie Rose Charlie Rose
Kris Pope Consuelas Bruder / Consuela's Brother
Antonio Cupo Younger Man
Michelle Harrison 2nd Student
Emily Holmes 1st Student
Marci T. House Administration Nurse
Tiffany Lyndall-Knight Actor #2 in Play
Alessandro Juliani Actor #3 in Play
Laura Mennell Cute Girl
Debbie Harry Amy O'Hearn
Tania Saulnier George's Girlfriend
Julian Richings Actor in Play #1

Producers

Richard S. Wright Executive Producer
Judd Malkin Executive Producer
Terry McKay Executive Producer
Eric Reid Executive Producer
Andre Lamal Producer
Gary Lucchesi Producer
Tom Rosenberg Producer

Editors

Amy E. Duddleston

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