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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "A simmering lead performance by John Malkovich anchors Aussie director Steve Jacobs' surprisingly deft screen adaptation of South African Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee's wildly-acclaimed 199 novel DISGRACE..."Box Office "[A] faithful compelling screen adaptation....DISGRACE is all the more devastating for being so coolly dispassionate."New York Times "Jacobs and Monticelli have approached their challenging source material with a clear and committed cinematic vision."Los Angeles Times "Its characters are uncompromisingly themselves, flawed, stubborn, vulnerable....This is one of the year's best films..."Chicago Sun-Times [D]emanding but ultimately rewarding....Nothing is simple in this film, which ramifies into parallel meditations on race, the transformation of racial politics and lessons to be learned from the lives of dogs.Wall Street Journal "Newcomer Jessica Haines is transparent and heartbreaking as the prof's unorthodox daughter, a victim of violence as the old ways crumble." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "John Malkovich's portrayal of an aging and sexually aggressive professor of poetry is enough to make the film worth anyone's while."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "Skillfully adapted from JM Coetzee's novel, DISGRACE is set in post-Apartheid South Africa....Powerful and clear-eyed."Total Film0.1444067

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "A simmering lead performance by John Malkovich anchors Aussie director Steve Jacobs' surprisingly deft screen adaptation of South African Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee's wildly-acclaimed 199 novel DISGRACE..."Box Office "[A] faithful compelling screen adaptation....DISGRACE is all the more devastating for being so coolly dispassionate."New York Times "Jacobs and Monticelli have approached their challenging source material with a clear and committed cinematic vision."Los Angeles Times "Its characters are uncompromisingly themselves, flawed, stubborn, vulnerable....This is one of the year's best films..."Chicago Sun-Times [D]emanding but ultimately rewarding....Nothing is simple in this film, which ramifies into parallel meditations on race, the transformation of racial politics and lessons to be learned from the lives of dogs.Wall Street Journal "Newcomer Jessica Haines is transparent and heartbreaking as the prof's unorthodox daughter, a victim of violence as the old ways crumble." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "John Malkovich's portrayal of an aging and sexually aggressive professor of poetry is enough to make the film worth anyone's while."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "Skillfully adapted from JM Coetzee's novel, DISGRACE is set in post-Apartheid South Africa....Powerful and clear-eyed."Total Film0.1444067

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