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The Fox (1967)

 -  Drama  -  7 February 1968 (USA)
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Based on D.H. Lawrence's novella about two young women - sickly, chattering Jill Banford and quiet, strong Ellen March - who are trying, hopelessly, to run a chicken farm in Canada. A ... See full summary »

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Based on D.H. Lawrence's novella about two young women - sickly, chattering Jill Banford and quiet, strong Ellen March - who are trying, hopelessly, to run a chicken farm in Canada. A gentle but powerful man named Paul Renfield who used to live on their farm returns and puts things in order. But his proposal of marriage to Ellen awakens the homosexuality dormant in the girls: Jill uses her weakness to make Ellen feel protective, and the women become active lovers. Written by alfiehitchie

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Part of a late 1960's cycle of made for the cinema filmed adaptations of stories by D.H. Lawrence. The films include The Fox (1967), Women in Love (1969) and The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970). See more »

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Paul Renfield: How come you've never married? You're not bad looking... You've never had a man. That's your problem.
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Roll It Over
Music and Lyrics by Oscar Brand
Sung by Anne Heywood
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i saw this movie in 1970
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I loved this movie. I wish it were on DVD or VHS. I have no idea why it was never released for either medium. Some people now would find it a bit trifling, but it was very moving. The visuals and soundtrack were stunning.

There is the love between the two women. The love between the man and the woman. The pain and agony of both. The mysterious. And all of this in the cold and beautiful and desolate loneliness of winter. Picture the fox at the stream in the midst of the snow and barren trees. The warmth of love of the two women. The searing passion of the man and the woman. Why wouldn't anyone love this movie? Why isn't is available?


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