William Karel’s 52-minute documentary, Philip Roth without Complexes (Philip Roth, sans Complexe) was aired on French television on Monday, September 19. It was dubbed into French and German (Philip Roth, ohne Beschwerden) for the Franco-German television network, Arte. Parts of the documentary can be viewed at the Arte website. (Note: as of this posting, Arte has not made the complete documentary available, at least for English-language browsers, but segments can be viewed.)
For more of the story behind the documentary, see Celestine Bohlen’s article in the New York Times‘ ”Arts” section from September 15.