Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark secret Silk has hidden his whole life. All the while, Silk engages in an affair with Faunia Farley, a younger woman whose tormented past threatens to unravel the layers of deception Silk has constructed.
|Tagline:||How far would you go to escape the past?|
|Cast:||Anna Deavere Smith, Anne Dudek, Anthony Hopkins, Bill Rowat, Clark Gregg, Danny Blanco Hall, Danny Stone, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Harry Lennix, Jacinda Barrett, Jeff Perry, Jessica Schulte, Jimmy Chan, John Cenatiempo, John Finn, Jude Beny, Kate Whitney, Kerry Washington, Lizan Mitchell, Luc Morissette, Lydia Zadel, Margo Martindale, Marie Michel, Mili Avital, Mimi Kuzyk, Nicole Kidman, Philip Pretten, Phyllis Newman, Richard Mawe, Richard Russo, Rick Snyder, Robert Higden, Ron Canada, Russell Yuen, Stella Arroyave, Tom Rack, Vito DeFilippo, Vlasta Vrána, Wentworth Miller|
|Director:||France Lachapelle, Robert Benton|
|Country:||France, Germany, USA|