Fur Diane Arbus was dark, compact, and Jewish, so she is played — of course — by Nicole Kidman, acting with blurred-out distress. Her romance with… Fur Diane Arbus was dark, compact, and Jewish, so she is played — of course — by Nicole Kidman, acting with blurred-out distress. Her romance with… 2006-11-10 R PT122M Drama Robert Downey Jr. Nicole Kidman Jane Alexander Ty Burrell Harris Yulin Picturehouse
Movie Review

Fur (2006)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
D-

Details Limited Release: Nov 10, 2006; Rated: R; Length: 122 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Robert Downey Jr. and Nicole Kidman; Distributor: Picturehouse

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.

Originally posted Nov 17, 2006 Published in issue #908 Nov 24, 2006 Order article reprints
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