Genius (2016)

Max Perkins discovered Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. But he never met anyone like Thomas Wolfe.

  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Release Date: 2016-06-10
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 496 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Pinewood Pictures
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, a literary editor 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 falls into his hands, Perkins is convinced he has discovered a literary genius.

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    Production Jina Jay Casting
    Writing John Logan Screenplay
    Production John Logan Producer
    Editing Chris Dickens Editor
    Camera Ben Davis Director of Photography
    Art Mark Digby Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Jane Petrie Costume Design
    Production James Bierman Producer
    Sound Adam Cork Original Music Composer
    Directing Michael Grandage Director
    Production Michael Grandage Producer
    Writing A. Scott Berg Novel
    Writing A. Scott Berg Book
    Production James J. Bagley Executive Producer