Set in 1951, the story follows Marcus Messner, the idealistic son of a humble kosher butcher from Newark, N.J. Marcus leaves for Ohio to study at a small, conservative college, where he finds himself at odds with the administration, grapples with anti-Semitism and sexual repression and pines after a troubled girl.
Indignation is an American drama film, directed and written by James Schamus, making his feature directorial debut, and based on the Philip Roth novel Indignation (2008). The film is set mostly in Ohio, in the early 1950s, and stars Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Pico Alexander, Danny Burstein, Linda Emond, and Ben Rosenfield. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2016. The film is scheduled to be released on July 29, 2016, by Roadside Attractions.
Directed by: James Schamus
Starring: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Pico Alexander, Danny Burstein, Linda Emond, Tracy Letts, Ben Rosenfield, Margo Kazaryan, Melanie Blake Roth, Joanne Baron, Danny Burstein
Screenplay by: James Schamus
Production Design by: Inbal Weinberg
Cinematography by: Christopher Blauvelt
Film Editing by: Andrew Marcus
Costume Design by: Amy Roth
Set Decoration by: Philippa Culpepper
Music by: Jay Wadley
MPAA Rating: None.
Studio: Roadside Attractions
Release Date: July 29, 2016