NTSC/Region 0. a remarkable man with a poisonous wound: The indelible memory of a fated childhood love and haunting urge to rediscover it's lost passion. When he encounters a voluptuous widow with romantic plans of her own, it is her nymph daughter who ultimately wins his affections, testing his demons and satisfying his secret desires with disastrous results. As Humbert, Jeremy Irons creates one of the great, fearless screen performances. His face registers the astonishing complexity of Humbert's inner life, calculating, romantic, eventually soul-sick with his own love. Castaways. 2006.