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Cast
Sonja Bennett
Patricia Clarkson
Penelope Cruz
Deborah Harry
Dennis Hopper
Ben Kingsley
Peter Sarsgaard
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Isabel Coixet
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Running Time
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Plot
Cultural critic David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley) finds his life thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo (Penélope Cruz), a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.


Verdict
While the supporting actors are engaging, the turgid screenplay lets the whole thing down.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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