A high-school student (Brad Renfro) forms an unhealthy relationship with a former Nazi death-camp officer (Ian McKellen). He, obsessed with Nazism and acts of the Holocaust, persuades the officer to share his stories, and their relationship stirs malice in each of them.
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January 01, 2000 Renfro and McKellen are nothing short of spectacular, but with all things considered, Apt Pupil just isn't a very well thought-out picture.Read in Source
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March 28, 2006 Stephen King's 1982 Different Seasons collection has been a gold mine for moviemakers:Read in Source
March 14, 2001 No hace mas que dejarnos la sensación de que o bien el director fue una llamarada de petate o el escritor vio pasar sus mejores momentos hace ya varios añosRead in Source
January 01, 2000 The most disappointing thing about Apt Pupil is the lack of sustained tension generated by director Bryan Singer.Read in Source
June 21, 2002 "Pupil" demonstrates Singer's eye for framing shots and his skill in bringing out the best in his stars. Even so, there's something amiss here.Read in Source
January 01, 2000 When bodies are buried in cellars and cats are thrown into lighted ovens, the film reveals itself as unworthy of its subject matter.Read in Source
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Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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