WHO’S IN IT?
Logan Lerman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Sarah Gadon (Belle), Pico Alexander (A Most Violent Year), Danny Burstein (Transamerica), Linda Emond (Across The Universe), Tracy Letts (Wiener-Dog), Ben Rosenfield (Irrational Man), Philip Ettinger (Compliance), Noah Robbins (Younger)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
James Schamus (film debut), director, writer, producer; Anthony Bregman (Foxcatcher) and Rodrigo Teixeira (The Witch), producers; Jay Wadley (Tall as the Baobab Tree), composer; Christopher Blauvelt (Night Moves), cinematographer; Andrew Marcus (American Psycho), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
While the Korean War wages on halfway across the world, working-class Jewish student Marcus (Lerman) leaves his home in New Jersey to study at a small college in Ohio. There, he meets and develops a special bond with wealthy student Olivia (Gadon), and clashes with the school’s dean (Letts) over the role of religion in academic life…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The second of two Phillip Roth adaptations this month (the first being last week’s American Pastoral), Indignation is a quieter exploration of student life in the 20th century.