Release date:June 10, 2016

Studio:Roadside Attractions

Director:Michael Grandage

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for some thematic elements and suggestive content)


Starring:Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce, Dominic West

Genre:Drama, Biography

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Plot Summary:

From Academy Award-nominated screenwriter John Logan ("Gladiator," "The Aviator," "Hugo," "Skyfall") and acclaimed, Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage in his feature film debut, comes "Genius," a stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between the world-renowned book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and the larger-than-life literary giant Thomas Wolfe. Based on the biography “Max Perkins: Editor of Genius” by A. Scott Berg, "Genius" stars Colin Firth as Perkins, Jude Law as Wolfe, Nicole Kidman as Aline Bernstein, a costume designer sharing a tumultuous relationship with Wolfe, Laura Linney as Louise Perkins, Max’s wife and a talented playwright, Guy Pearce as F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Dominic West as Ernest Hemingway.