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After he meets Elena (Jessica Cressy), Martin Eden (Luca Marinelli) becomes determined to rise above his lowly circumstances and prove himself worthy of her love. Francesca Errichiello/Kino Lorber hide caption

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This Sumptuous Retelling Of 'Martin Eden' Stays True To Jack London's Novel

An uneducated sailor falls in love and finds fame as a writer — only to become disillusioned by his own success. It's an intensely political work, which London wrote as a rejection of individualism.

After he meets Elena (Jessica Cressy), Martin Eden (Luca Marinelli) becomes determined to rise above his lowly circumstances and prove himself worthy of her love. Francesca Errichiello/Kino Lorber hide caption

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Francesca Errichiello/Kino Lorber

This Sumptuous Retelling Of 'Martin Eden' Stays True To Jack London's Novel

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From WHYY in Philadelphia