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The Shape of Things

R| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
"The Shape of Things," a contemporary story of love and art set in a college town, follows the steadily intensifying relationship between Evelyn (Rachel Weisz) and Adam (Paul Rudd). As Evelyn strengthens her hold on Adam, his emotional and physical evolution discomforts his friends Jenny (Gretchen Mol) and Philip (Frederick Weller), with unexpected consequences for all.

Cast: Gretchen Mol , Paul Rudd , Rachel Weisz , Frederick Weller ,

Director: Neil LaBute

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Focus Features

The Shape of Things (2003)

Release Date: May 9th, 2003|1 hr. 36 min.

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  • The actors nail the comic sting in every line, punctuated by eleven prime Elvis Costello songs. show more

  • LaBute is coming of age as an artist, and his future looks brighter than I ever would have suspected a year ago. Enfant terrible or not, he's starting to become a substantial figure in American film. show more

  • LaBute has that rarest of attributes, a distinctive voice. You know one of his scenes at once. His dialogue is the dialogue overheard in trendy mid-scale restaurants, with the words peeled back to suggest the venom beneath. show more

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