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Max Perkins discovered Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. But he never met anyone like Thomas Wolfe.
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New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named Thomas Wolfe falls into his hands, Perkins is convinced he has discovered a literary genius. Together the two men set out to work on a version for publication and a seemingly endless struggle over every single phrase ensues. During this process, Perkins the gentle family man and Wolfe the eccentric author become close – a relationship eyed with suspicion by their wives. When ‘Look Homeward, Angel’ becomes a resounding success, the writer grows increasingly paranoid.

Release Date:June 10, 2016
MPAA Rating:6
Genres:Drama, History
Production Co.:Desert Wolf Productions, Michael Grandage Company, Pinewood Pictures, Riverstone Pictures
Production Countries:United Kingdom, United States of America
Director:Michael Grandage
Writers:, ,
Casts:, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Plot Keywords:book, biography, writer, book editor, novelist, editor, 1930s
Alternative Titles:
  • Genius - [IT]
  • 天才柏金斯 - [TW]
  • 지니어스 - [KR]
  • Геният - [BG]

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