October 29, 2003
Genre(s): Drama, Romance
The life of college professor Coleman Silk is slowly falling apart. After being accused of using racial slurs against African American students, a controversy erupts that forces Silk to resign his position and leads to the death of his wife. The scandal causes Silk to come under the intense scrutiny of biographical writer Nathan Zuckerman, who exposes Silk's affair with an illiterate woman. As Zuckerman delves deeper into his life, Silk struggles to keep his biggest secret concealed.