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R| 2 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
An egocentric bum (Thomas Jay Ryan) transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman (James Urbaniak) and his sister (Parker Posey).

Cast: Thomas Jay Ryan , James Urbaniak , Parker Posey , Maria Porter , James Saito , Kevin Corrigan , Liam Aiken , Miho Nikaido

Director: Hal Hartley

Genres: Comedy drama

Henry Fool (1997)

Release Date: June 19th, 1998|2 hr. 17 min.

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  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Henry Fool is far and away writer-director Hal Hartley's best movie. show more

  • NA
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    I found it insufferably fatuous and damned near interminable. [26 Jun 1998] show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Movies about literary lives don't always catch fire, but Henry Fool is a glorious exception: an austerely funny, brilliantly written and acted serio-comic tale of two writers. [17 Jul 1998] show more

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