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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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Pretty good!! See more (25 total) »


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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 (as Jim Keeler)
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
Don Record .... main title and montages
Ruby Renaut .... continuity (as Ruby Renault)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"D.H. Lawrence's The Fox" - USA (complete title)
"A Raposa" - Portugal
"Apenas uma Mulher" - Brazil
"De Vos" - Belgium (Flemish title) (imdb display title)
"I alepou" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
"Kettu - miehen symboli" - Finland
"La piel del zorro" - Mexico (imdb display title)
"La volpe" - Italy
"La zorra" - Spain
"Le renard" - France
"Räven" - Sweden
"Ræven" - Denmark (imdb display title)
"The Fox" - West Germany
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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

Did You Know?

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 »
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:How come you've never married? You're not bad looking... You've never had a man. That's your problem.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Twisted Sex Vol. 23 (2007) (V)See more »
That NightSee more »


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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Pretty good!!, 30 June 2003
Author: chaplins_charlie from USA

I can't really remember why I sat and watched this movie years ago. I guess because it was late at night and there was nothing else to watch on t.v. The movie is about two women who live in a log cabin in the middle of the woods during the whitest and coldest winter. It is not really obvious that they are lesbians, they just look like good friends at first, but then the secret gets out and catches you by surprise(especially that explicit scene where they make-out on the bed and then one of them starts to kiss the other on the neck, shoulders and chest). All hell breaks loose when one of the lovers soon becomes romantically and physically involved with a man who wanders slowly but painfully into their lives. The other woman gets jealous and will stop at nothing to win the heart of her lesbian lover back!! Pretty good acting!!

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