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R| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
A philosophical burlesque, "Human Nature" follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan (Tim Robbins) trains the wild man (Rhys Ifans) in the ways of the world - starting with table manners - Nathan's lover Lila (Patricia Arquette) fights to preserve the man's simian past, which represents a freedom enviable to most.

Cast: Tim Robbins , Patricia Arquette , Rhys Ifans , Miranda Otto , Robert Forster , Mary Kay Place , Miguel Sandoval , Toby Huss

Director: Michel Gondry

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Fine Line Features

Human Nature (2001)

Release Date: April 12th, 2002|1 hr. 36 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The result is a satisfying and original picture. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A hoot, or at least a collection of delightful hootlets hung on a short, frayed line. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Fresh and often very funny, and it makes its point that when our native urges conflict with social norms, the former shall give in to the latter, or else. show more

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