When a famous American writer accepts a quest from a Czech emigrant to bring him back unique Yiddish manuscripts, he accepts not only a dangerous journey to Prague, where he is watched at ...
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Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life, which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood", thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Two American GIs are the only survivors of a unit wiped out in a battle with Japanese troops on an isolated island. The two, who don't like each other, find try to put aside their differences in order to evade the Japanese and survive.
An intelligent graduate and working-class army veteran has an affair and clashes with a 'nouveau riche' young woman, who does not care about birth control or the use any other precautions to avoid pregnancy.
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Contemporary Moscow. Svyatoslav, a poor boy, falls in love with Asya, a rich girl, and wants to marry her. To support her in the manner in which she is accustomed, he opens an upscale ... See full summary »
A nonprofit USC Graduate short film adaptation of Philip Roth's novel about a father searching for his daughter during the tumultuous 1960s and the dissolution of the seemingly perfect American family.
When a famous American writer accepts a quest from a Czech emigrant to bring him back unique Yiddish manuscripts, he accepts not only a dangerous journey to Prague, where he is watched at every step he makes by communist secret police, but he also needs to face emigrant's flamboyant and wild wife. She is in a possession of the manuscripts and she is very angry at her husband, as he left her with his mistress for the US. She will not surrender the manuscripts easily.
The story is inspired by Philip Roth's own experiences when he was traveling to Prague in the 1970s to meet Milan Kundera, Ivan Klíma, Ludvík Vaculík and other banned authors at that time in communist Czechoslovakia. See more »