- DVD DRAMA (EAS)
In English with English subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Penélope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Deborah Harry, Dennis Hopper, Peter Sarsgaard.
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, nudity and language.
Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his state of 'emancipated manhood' thrown into tragic disarray. David is a renowned college professor whose life is turned inside out when he becomes involved in a passionate relationship with Consuela. Consuela is a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher. As their sexual relationship evolves, an incredible love story is born.
Title from container.
Based on the novel "The dying animal" by Philip Roth.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.