The Fox
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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… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[Dennis] is excellent, though the movie goes sour anyway."
‑ , TIME Magazine
"A beautifully photographed, dramatically uneven Canadian-made film."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"Overdone adaptation of DH Lawrence's novella, making explicit everything that was implicit."
‑ , Time Out
"A good and interesting movie."
‑ Renata Adler, New York Times
"A quiet, powerful masterpiece."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Good performance by Heywood."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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