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The Human Stain (2003)


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4 out of 10 ...or just another color
Pauly from Donegal, 15 Jan 2008
This film deals with love, racism and moral values. The character of Coleman Silk is loosely based upon the late New York Times literary critic Anatole Broyard, which was an african-american man that people believed was white. Fine performances are put in by Hopkins, Kidman and Ed Harris. This film is definitely worth viewing.
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4.5 out of 10 The Human Stain
Frances from Clare, 27 Feb 2009
Based on a book by Philip Roth I found this a most thought provoking movie and an intrigueing slant on the insidious nature of racism. Not a role I would have expected to see Anthony Hopkins in but he is a supeb actor & super in this film..
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0.5 out of 10 Human Stain
Aisling from Dublin, 07 Oct 2007
Hmm this was weird. Nicole Kidman was awful to watch. I turned it off after less than an hour.
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What's it about....
Director Robert Benton brings Philip Roth's 2000 novel THE HUMAN STAIN to the screen in this lavish production, with expert cinematography from Jean-Yves Escoffier. Coleman Silk (Anthony Hopkins) is a light-skinned African-American college professor who has kept his true racial identity secret for the majority of his life. His career comes to a sudden halt when he makes a comment that is misinterpreted as a racial slur. Soon after he is fired, Silk hooks up with young Faunia...

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