UK premiere Director: James Schamus. Starring: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadan, Tracy Letts. USA 2016. It’s 1951, and among the new arrivals at Winesburg College in Ohio are the son of a kosher butcher from New Jersey and the beautiful, brilliant daughter of a prominent alum. For a brief moment, their lives converge in this emotionally soaring film based on the novel by Philip Roth.