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The drama Indignation has been picked up by Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The price tag was in the low $2 million range.
Based on the 2008 Philip Roth novel, Indignation follows a young Jewish student in the 1950s who moves from New Jersey to Ohio to attend a small college and struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Logan Lerman stars in the period drama alongside Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts, Ben Rosenfield and Linda Emond.
James Schamus, who wrote 2003’s Hulk, directed and wrote the film. Anthony Bregman, James Schamus, and Rodrigo Teixeira produced, with Stefanie Azpiazu, Jonathan Bronfman, Avy Eschenasy, Caroline Jaczko, Woody Mu, Lourenco Sant’Anna, and Lisa Wolofsky acting as executive producers.
Summit acquired the film after its Jan. 24 premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
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