The Human Stain (29-Aug-2003)|
Director: Robert Benton
Writer: Nicholas Meyer
From novel: The Human Stain by Philip Roth
A troubled ex-professor's affair with a janitor unleashes a disquieting secret about his past.
Coleman Silk, once a well-respected New England professor who saw his life come crashing down when racist remarks made during a class forced his resignation, approaches colleague Nathan Zuckerman with a proposal for a book about the scandal. Their collaboration is abruptly interrupted by Coleman's affair with younger uneducated janitor Faunia Farley, a tryst threatening to blow the lid off of a strange secret buried deep in his past.
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