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.
Genre: Drama; Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Nicole Kidman, Jane Alexander, Ty Burrell, Harris Yulin; Director: Steven Shainberg; Author: Erin Cressida Wilson; Runtime (in minutes): 122; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Picturehouse
Posted November 17 2006 — 12:00 AM EST
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