REVIEW: THE HUMBLING
OVERVIEW: Alchemy is proud to announce the home entertainment release of the dramedy, THE HUMBLING. Directed by Academy Award® award Barry Levinson (Rain Man), the film features Academy Award® winner Al Pacino (The Godfather trilogy, Dog Day Afternoon, Scent of a Woman), Golden Globe® nominee Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha, Greenberg), Tony Award® winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur) Academy Award® winner Dianne Wiest (Bullets Over Broadway, Hannah and Her Sisters) Golden Globe® nominee Charles Grodin (Midnight Run, FX’s Louie), Dan Hedaya and Golden Globe® winner Kyra Sedgwick (TNT’s The Closer). THE HUMBLING will be available on DVD and Blu-ray™ on March 3rd, 2015.
SYNOPSIS: Based on Phillip Roth’s final novel, THE HUMBLING tells the story of over-the-hill stage actor Simon Axler (Al
Pacino) and his struggles to find his passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian Pegeen Stapleford (Greta
Gerwig), but as their relationship heats up Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles - English Spanish