Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus


This film is loosely based on the early professional years of American photographer Diane Arbus. Set back in 1958, she was helping her husband in their family photographic store. She makes friends with a stranger, whose body is covered in fur. As she gets to know him and his eccentric friends, she begins taking photographs, as well as learning a great deal about life.

121 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Sex, Nudity).
Biographical, Drama, On the art circuit.

Showtimes

I wonder what
I wonder what's under all that fur....

Credits

Cast
Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell, Harris Yulin, Jane Alexander, Emmy Clarke, Genevieve McCarthy
Director
Steven Shainberg
ScreenplayErin Cressida Wilson, from the book by Patricia Bosworth
MusicCarter Burwell
CinematographyBill Pope
EditingKristina Boden, Keiko Deguchi
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributorNu Metro
Made in2006
Produced byEdward R. Pressman Film Corporation, River Road Films, Iron Films LLC, Vox3 Films, Furtherfilm LLC

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreBiography / drama
LanguageInfrequent strong language, mild impact
NudityFairly frequent in sexual and non-sexual context
SexProlonged scene, infrequent
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
5
Cape Times
Kenneth Turan
10
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
8
The Citizen
Cathryn Pearman-Owens
10
Box Office
Ed Scheid
13
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
10
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
13

What the People say

Internet
437 Netizens
12

Average .. 51%

10




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