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The Humbling (2014)

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A stage actor who is slowly losing his mind engages in a relationship with a sexually confused younger woman.

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An aged and addled actor has his world turned upside down after he embarks upon an affair with a lesbian, in this acidulous adaptation of the Philip Roth novel. Written by Anonymous

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Suicide is the role you write for yourself.

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Rated R for sexual material, language and brief violence | See all certifications »

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The Last Act  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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When Simon reads an article about himself in the newspaper, another appears below it with the title "Jacob Minoux, Jazz Legend, Dead At 54". This is fictional. See more »

Quotes

Simon Axler: Three quarters of the things we do in life are mistakes!
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References Shane (1953) See more »

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Circlesong 6
Performed By Bobby McFerrin
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Terrible
12 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

When I saw the cast in this movie (as well as the rating) I thought it was a must watch. It starts bad, gets worse, and ends horribly. I don't review a movie unless it blows me away for the good or the bad. This one was not for the good.

Its slow, all over the map, and some of the characters are weak and pointless. There were good portions of this movie that I didn't even know what was going on.

I'm annoyed I gave up 2 hours of my life for this, and can't believe the cast and crew put that much of their time into it. My condolences to them.

My advice is to stay well clear of this one.


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