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In a landmark performance, Oscar nominee John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire, 1993) stars as Professor David Lurie, whose world is shattered when he is fired for seducing a college student. He finds peace at his estranged daughter's modest farm in South Africa until a horrific incident of terror and violence forces Lurie to confront his beliefs and the disturbing racial complexities of the new South Africa. Based on the Booker Prize-winning novel, DISGRACE stands out as a gritty, gripping drama of brutality, survival and hope.
Well 'Disgrace' is certainly the right title for this movie. It IS a disgrace.
The issue at hand is the systematic killing, the literal genocide, of white South African... Read more
This is the best book I have read. You might see parts of yourself in every character. I did. Its a short book, but it's a huge book.Published 4 months ago by C.P.
Great job making a film out of this book. The film is very close to the book and Malkovich was a good choice.Published 8 months ago by Albert
The book does not translate well to a fast paced moving. It loses much of what makes the book great, which results in a poor quality movie.Published 9 months ago by Gabe Sprague
I love Coetzee's book. The movie doesn't even begin to approach the problems set up by the author of the novel. Read morePublished 14 months ago by ACR
Quite true to the book, even down to some of the dialogue. Not a substitute for the book, but I recommend it for those who have, have not, intend, or do not intend to read it. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Laneda Wilhite
This was an allegory, in which caricatures were presented instead of characters. If it is easier for you to apprehend the interplay of ideas by seeing actors representing ideas... Read morePublished 17 months ago by michaely
A respectful adaptation of Coetzee's novel about David Lurie, an imperious, Byron loving professor at a Capetown university, ably played by John Malkovich, whose affair with a... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Oliver Conant