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Story

The Human Stain is the story of Coleman Silk (Hopkins), a classics professor with a terrible secret that is about to shatter his life in a small New England town. When his affair with a young troubled janitor (Kidman) is uncovered, the secret Silk had harbored for over fifty years from his wife, his children and colleague, writer Nathan Zuckerman, fast explodes in a conflagration of devastating consequences. It is Zuckerman who stumbles upon Silk's secret and sets out to reconstruct the unknown biography of this eminent, upright man, esteemed as an educator for nearly all his life, and to understand how this ingeniously contrived life came unraveled.

DVD Features

  • Available Subtitles: Spanish, French
  • Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French
  • Behind-the-scenes featurette
  • A tribute to cinematograper Jean-Yves Escoffier

Cast

Anthony HopkinsColeman Silk
Nicole KidmanFaunia Farley
Ed HarrisLester Farley
Gary SiniseNathan Zuckerman
Wentworth MillerYoung Coleman Silk
Jacinda BarrettSteena Paulsson
Harry LennixMr. Silk
Clark GreggNelson Primus
Kerry WashingtonEllie

  • Genre: Drama Movies
  • Director: Robert Benton
  • Producer: Raicinema
  • Length: 106 min
  • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaOct 31, 2003
    EuropeJan 23, 2004
    JapanJun 19, 2004
  • Ratings
    North AmericaR
    Europe18
    AustraliaMA
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaJul 20, 2004
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