in theters (italy) november 9, 2016
From Academy Award®–nominated screenwriter John Logan (Gladiator,
The Aviator, Hugo, Skyfall) and acclaimed, Tony Award–winning director
Michael Grandage (former artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse)
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.