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The Humbling (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $113,353 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $12,838 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $126,191
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Based on Phillip Roth’s final novel, The Humbling tells the story of over-the-hill stage actor Simon Axler and his struggle to find his passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian Pegeen Stapleford, but as their relationship heats up Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful Pegeen.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 23rd, 2015 (Limited) by Alchemy
Video Release: March 3rd, 2015 by Alchemy
MPAA Rating: R for sexual material, language and brief violence.
(Rating bulletin 2324, 5/28/2014)
Running Time: 113 minutes
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Keywords: Theater Actor, LGBT, Romance, May / December Romance, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Millennium Films, Baltimore Pictures, Dubin Media
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Simon Axler

Supporting Cast

Nina Arianda    Sybil
Dylan Baker    Dr. Farr
Charles Grodin    Jerry
Dan Hedaya    Asa
Billy Porter    Prince
Kyra Sedgwick    Louise Trenner
Dianne Wiest    Carol
Mary Louise Wilson    Simon's Housekeeper

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Buck Henry    Screenwriter
Michal Zebede    Screenwriter
Philip Roth    Based on the Novel by
Jason Sosnoff    Producer
Barry Levinson    Producer
Ged Dickersin    Executive Producer
Avi Lerner    Executive Producer
Trevor Short    Executive Producer
Kristina Dubin    Executive Producer
Andrea Iervolino    Co-Producer
Monika Bacardi    Co-Producer
Gisella Marengo    Co-Producer
Adam Jandrup    Director of Photography
Aaron Yanes    Editor
Marcelo Zarvos    Composer
Sam Lisenco    Production Designer
Kim Wilcox    Costume Designer
Bess Fifer    Casting Director

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