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Fur

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Fur

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
122 minutes
Limited Release Date:
11/10/06
performer:
Robert Downey Jr., Nicole Kidman, Jane Alexander, Ty Burrell, Harris Yulin
director:
Steven Shainberg
distributor:
Picturehouse
author:
4507
genre:
Drama

We gave it a D-

Diane Arbus was dark, compact, and Jewish, so she is played — of course — by Nicole Kidman, acting with blurred-out distress. Her romance with a hairy neighbor (Robert Downey Jr.) is imagined as an inert, lachrymose Phantom/Elephant Man/Beast cliché.

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