Elegy (2008) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Elegy

Isabel Coixet, 2008

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The Dying Animal
Philip Roth, 2001

Elegy is a movie directed by Isabel Coixet in 2008 and based on the book The Dying Animal by Philip Roth, first published in 2001. The movie features Ben Kingsley, Penélope Cruz, Dennis Hopper, Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard, Deborah Harry, and others.

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RATING

6.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Elegy (Isabel Coixet, 2008)

7.2

/ 10

Book Cover: The Dying Animal (Philip Roth, 2001)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Dying Animal, the 2001 book by Philip Roth.

The Dying Animal

Read by: Tom Stechschulte

Storyline

David Kepesh is a cultural critic and professor, in a state of ’emancipated manhood’: His relationships with women are usually casual, brief and sexual in nature. David will find his life thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Elegy, the 2008 movie by Isabel Coixet

Year

2008

Minutes

112

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Cover of The Dying Animal, the 2001 book by Philip Roth

Year

2001

Pages

156

Book Rate

7.26

S: Goodreads

Book

The Dying Animal

Country: USA

First published in: 2001

Length: 156 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Which is better?

Poster of Elegy, the 2008 movie by Isabel Coixet

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Cover of The Dying Animal, the 2001 book by Philip Roth

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Poster of Elegy, the 2008 movie by Isabel Coixet

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7 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Dying Animal, the 2001 book by Philip Roth

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36% No

7 votes

4 votes

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