Synopsis by Daniel Gelb
Colin Firth stars in this biopic of famous literary editor Max Perkins, which centers on his personal and professional relationship with eccentric author Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law). As Wolfe becomes consumed with his lengthy novels and begins to alienate his lover Aline Bernstein (Nicole Kidman), Perkins struggles to reel in his talent in order to deliver another best-seller for Scribner Publishing during the 1930s. Laura Linney, Guy Pearce, and Dominic West co-star in director Michael Grandage's debut feature film.
author, eccentric, editor, literary, novel