Elegy (film)

Elegy (film)

Infobox Film
name = Elegy

caption = Theatrical release poster
director = Isabel Coixet
producer = Tom Rosenberg
writer = Nicholas Meyer
Phillip Roth (novel)
starring = Penélope Cruz
Ben Kingsley
Dennis Hopper
Peter Sarsgaard
Patricia Clarkson
Sonja Bennett
Debbie Harry
cinematography = Jean-Claude Larrieu
editing = Amy E. Duddleston
distributor = Samuel Goldwyn Films
Lakeshore Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Worldwide Acquisitions Group (international sales)
released = April 18, 2008
runtime = 108 min.
countries = United States
language = English
budget = $13 million
gross =
amg_id = 1:394822
imdb_id = 0974554

"Elegy" is a 2008 drama directed by Spanish director Isabel Coixet and based on a Phillip Roth novel, "The Dying Animal". The film is set in New York City, but was filmed in Vancouver.


David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley) is a cultural critic and professor. Once married, he has a son who has never forgiven him for leaving his mother. His relationships with women are usually casual and brief. Believing himself to be an independent and self-actualized individual, he encounters Consuela Castillo (Penélope Cruz), a beautiful and confident student who attends one of his lectures. She captures his attention like no other woman, and to his surprise they begin a serious relationship. David is also in a casual relationship with Carolyn (Patricia Clarkson) Carolyn finds out more and leaves him.


*Penélope Cruz as Consuela Castillo
*Ben Kingsley as David Kepesh
*Dennis Hopper as George O'Hearn
*Peter Sarsgaard as Kenneth Kepesh
*Patricia Clarkson as Carolyn
*Sonja Bennett as Beth
*Debbie Harry as Amy O'Hearn

External links

*imdb title|id=0974554|title=Elegy
*amg title|id=1:394822|title=Elegy
* [http://www.filmaffinity.com/en/film106313.html Elegy] at FilmAffinity

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