A once-acclaimed, now long-unread author (Frank Langella) struggles to finish his fifth novel, over a decade in the making. When he meets an admiring student (Lauren Ambrose) writing a paper about his work and seeking an interview, he is forced into introspection about his past and emotional turmoil in the present, grappling with the deep connection he begins to feel to the ambitious young woman. Lili Taylor, Adrian Lester co-star. 111 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary; TV spots; theatrical trailers.