The Humbling

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Based on Phillip Roth’s final novel, The Humbling tells the story of over-the-hill stage actor Simon Axler (Al Pacino) and his struggle to find his passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful... read more

Based on Phillip Roth’s final novel, The Humbling tells the story of over-the-hill stage actor Simon Axler (Al Pacino) and his struggle to find his passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian Pegeen Stapleford (Greta Gerwig), but as their relationship heats up Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful Pegeen. The Humbling is directed by Barry Levinson and also stars Dianne Wiest, Kyra Sedgwick, Dylan Baker, Charles Grodin and Nina Arianda.

Original Release

12/31/2014

US Release

01/23/2015

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Cast

Al Pacino Simon Axler / Simon
Greta Gerwig Pegeen Mike Stapleford / Pegeen
Dianne Wiest Carol
Kyra Sedgwick Louise Trenner / Louise
Dylan Baker Dr. Farr
Charles Grodin Jerry
Nina Arianda Sybil
Dan Hedaya Asa
Annika Pergament Reporter #1
Peter Francis James Kent
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Barry Levinson

Writers

Buck Henry, Michal Zebede, Philip Roth

Cast

Al Pacino Simon Axler / Simon
Greta Gerwig Pegeen Mike Stapleford / Pegeen
Dianne Wiest Carol
Kyra Sedgwick Louise Trenner / Louise
Dylan Baker Dr. Farr
Charles Grodin Jerry
Nina Arianda Sybil
Dan Hedaya Asa
Annika Pergament Reporter #1
Peter Francis James Kent
Billy Porter Prince
Mary Louise Wilson Mrs. Rutledge
Lance Roberts Walter
Li Jun Li Tracy
Victor Cruz Security Guard
Derrick Arthur Techie
Steve Rosen Stage Manager
Andrea Barnes Nurse
Otoja Abit Man in Therapy
Jennifer Regan Vet Nurse

Producers

Ged Dickersin Executive Producer
Kristina Dubin Executive Producer
Avi Lerner Executive Producer
Barry Levinson Producer
Al Pacino Producer
Jason Sosnoff Producer
Monika Bacardi Producer
Gisella Marengo Producer
Andrea Iervolino Producer

Editors

Aaron Yanes

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