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The Fox (1967)



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Based on a novella by D.H. Lawrence, this drama concerns Jill (Sandy Dennis) and Ellen (Anne Heywood), a lesbian couple who live in a remote, snowbound cabin. While Ellen dominates the relationship, she has also grown dissatisfied and is no longer sure she wants to stay with Jill. When Paul (Keir Dullea), a handsome stranger, happens by, the women invite him in. Soon Paul and Ellen are having an affair, which leads to an ugly confrontation among all three. The Fox won a Golden Globe Award as Best English Language Foreign Film of 1968 (it was made in Canada). Originally rated R in 1968, it was re-edited and rated PG in 1973.more
Rating: PG (adult situations/language, nudity, sex)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Gay & Lesbian
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Written By: Lewis John Carlino, Howard W. Koch, Howard Koch
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MGM Home Entertainment

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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (5)

[Dennis] is excellent, though the movie goes sour anyway.

Full Review… | May 8, 2013
TIME Magazine
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Overdone adaptation of DH Lawrence's novella, making explicit everything that was implicit.

Full Review… | May 8, 2013
Time Out
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A quiet, powerful masterpiece.

Full Review… | May 8, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times
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A beautifully photographed, dramatically uneven Canadian-made film.

Full Review… | May 8, 2013
Top Critic

A good and interesting movie.

Full Review… | May 8, 2013
New York Times
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Good performance by Heywood.

Full Review… | May 8, 2013
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