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The Human Stain (2003)

R 10/31/2003 (US) DramaRomance 1h 46m

How far would you go to escape the past?


Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark secret Silk has hidden his whole life. All the while, Silk engages in an affair with Faunia Farley, a younger woman whose tormented past threatens to unravel the layers of deception Silk has constructed.

  1. Robert Benton


  2. Philip Roth


  3. Nicholas Meyer


Top Billed Cast

  1. Anthony Hopkins

    Anthony Hopkins

    Coleman Silk

  2. Nicole Kidman

    Nicole Kidman

    Faunia Farley

  3. Ed Harris

    Ed Harris

    Lester Farley

  4. Gary Sinise

    Gary Sinise

    Nathan Zuckerman

  5. Wentworth Miller

    Wentworth Miller

    Young Coleman Silk

  6. Jacinda Barrett

    Jacinda Barrett

    Steena Paulsson

  7. Harry Lennix

    Harry Lennix

    Mr. Silk

  8. Clark Gregg

    Clark Gregg

    Nelson Primus

  9. Anna Deavere Smith

    Anna Deavere Smith

    Mrs. Silk

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The Human Stain
The Human Stain

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue -


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