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Lewis John Carlino (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
7 February 1968 (USA) See more »
The Fox ... symbol of the male. See more »
Based on D.H. Lawrence's novella about two young women - sickly, chattering Jill Banford and quiet, strong Ellen March - who are trying... See more » | Full synopsis »
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations See more »
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Sandy Dennis ... Jill Banford

Anne Heywood ... Ellen March

Keir Dullea ... Paul Renfield
Glynne Morris ... Overstreet, Estate Agent (as Glyn Morris)

Directed by
Mark Rydell 
Writing credits
Lewis John Carlino (screenplay) and
Howard Koch (screenplay)

D.H. Lawrence (novella "The Fox")

Produced by
Steve Broidy .... executive producer
Howard Koch .... associate producer
Raymond Stross .... producer
Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin 
Cinematography by
William A. Fraker  (as William Fraker)
Film Editing by
Thomas Stanford 
Art Direction by
Charles Bailey 
Costume Design by
Roger Palmer 
Leah Rhodes 
Makeup Department
Ken Brooke .... makeup artist
James Keeler .... hair stylist
Production Management
Arthur M. Broidy .... production supervisor (as Arthur Broidy)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Burtt Harris .... assistant director
Sound Department
Des Dollery .... sound recordist
Kay Rose .... supervising sound editor
James Nelson .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Roy Irvine .... grip
Reginald H. Morris .... camera operator (as Reg Morris)
Josh Wiener .... still photographer
Matt Tundo .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Roger Palmer .... wardrobe
Leah Rhodes .... wardrobe
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Location Management
James Margellos .... location manager (as Jim Margellos)
Music Department
Lalo Schifrin .... conductor
Other crew
Robert Ducksworth .... production auditor
Dean Peterson .... production coordinator: Canada
Ruby Renaut .... continuity (as Ruby Renault)

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Also Known As:
"D.H. Lawrence's The Fox" - USA (complete title)
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110 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:SOA | Canada:PA (Manitoba) | Canada:R (Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | UK:X (cut) | USA:R (original rating) | USA:PG (edited for re-rating) (1973) | West Germany:18

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The Unionville (Ontario) train station seen in the film served passengers until 1991 when a new station was built nearby. It has since been renovated and is being used as a community center as of 2016.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Jill goes outside in the morning carrying a metal bucket, she calls out "come on ducks", but it is geese that appear coming out of the shed.See more »
Paul Renfield:Maybe you need a man around the place... make things more efficient.
Ellen March:It isn't a question of efficiency. We just don't believe in working that hard.
Paul Renfield:Why did you start?
Jill Banford:Oh... um... The good life, independence, and that sort of thing...
Paul Renfield:Tell me. Have you ever tried talking to them?
Jill Banford:To...?
Paul Renfield:The chickens. Grandpa did it all the time. He used to go out there and he'd have a real heart-to-heart with them about how they weren't doing well by him, and how he's spending good money for feed. And the next morning there'd be eggs all over the place.
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13 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
one of my prized possessions, 18 February 2005
Author: susiemelindy ( from United States

I have this movie.......and for what's been said about it, I feel it is good for the time it came out. The 60's was a time when a movie like this could come out, but had to be a dark movie, had to show women who were lonely and could only find love where they could. In this case, a very lonely place where only two lived and they were both women. Enter the man, and like magic,,,,,,of course, one falls in love with him! But not because she is isolated. The 60's.....sorry, but it was the times. Hollywood wanted everyone to think that only a woman who didn't have a man could ever like sex with the same sex. So they wanted you to think......seems as if Hollywood can run our lives, with what they put out there on the big blockbuster screen! A great asset to your collection for historical reference, and also, there's some very good scenes in this movie.

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