- Elegy (film)
name = Elegy
caption = Theatrical release poster
Phillip Roth (novel)
Penélope Cruz Ben Kingsley Dennis Hopper Peter Sarsgaard Patricia Clarkson Sonja Bennett Debbie Harry
cinematography = Jean-Claude Larrieu
editing = Amy E. Duddleston
Samuel Goldwyn Films Lakeshore Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Worldwide Acquisitions Group (international sales)
April 18, 2008
runtime = 108 min.
language = English
budget = $13 million
amg_id = 1:394822
imdb_id = 0974554
"Elegy" is a 2008 drama directed by Spanish director
Isabel Coixetand 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 Cruzas Consuela Castillo
Ben Kingsleyas David Kepesh
Dennis Hopperas George O'Hearn
Peter Sarsgaardas Kenneth Kepesh
Patricia Clarksonas Carolyn
Sonja Bennettas Beth
Debbie Harryas Amy O'Hearn
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