Human Stain, The (2003)
Human Stain, The (2003) Genre(s): Drama | Romance

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Wentworth Miller, Jacinda Barrett, Harry Lennix, Clark Gregg, Anna Deavere Smith, Lizan Mitchell, Kerry Washington, Phyllis Newman, Margo Martindale, Ron Canada

Synopsis: A man with a secret meets a woman with a past.

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Ripley's movie review

The story had potential but wasn't told well and I'm not sure if that was the fault of the screenwriter or the director. Probably both. And I'd throw some of the blame on the casting director because Hopkins was completely wrong for the lead role. Kidman was good though; so much so that occasionally I forgot it was her playing the part. I wanted to like the movie but I didn't. Can't recommend it.

Added 23 January 2005 at 5:19 PM

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