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160 Ratings


Directed by Steve Jacobs
South Africa, Australia, 2008


Cape Town professor David Lurie blatantly refuses to defend himself for an affair with a colored student whom he gave a passing grade for an exam she didn’t even attend.

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Disgrace Directed by Steve Jacobs

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

2008 | Winner: International Critics' Award (FIPRESCI)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Screenplay

2010 | Nominee: Best Film

Taipei Film Festival

2009 | Winner: International New Talent Competition - Grand Prize

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