Indignation

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It's 1951, and among the new arrivals at Winesburg College in Ohio are the son of a kosher butcher from New Jersey and the beautiful, brilliant daughter of a prominent alum. For a brief moment, their lives converge in this emotionally soaring film based on the novel by Philip Roth.

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“Indignation,” the directing debut of the longtime independent film producer and executive James Schamus, is a movie so insistently out of step with contemporary American cinema...
73d ago
Screenwriter, producer and industry executive James Schamus moves into directing with this fine adaptation of Philip Roth's novel about an independent-minded youth chafing again...
73d ago
Indignation might be dismissed as a small, exquisite period piece, but it is so precisely rendered that it gets deeply under your skin.
73d ago
A-/A+
The film is based on Philip Roth’s dynamite 2008 novel and marks the directorial debut of famed producer James Schamus (Brokeback Mountain), who captures the acute uncomfortable...
73d ago
90/100
Indignation is very much the sort of venture Mr. Schamus has often championed as a producer — ambitious and provocative, a must-see for anyone who cares about independent film.
73d ago
'Indignation' review: Roth adaptation nimbly depicts youth, repression.
73d ago
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