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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

  • The film is certainly clever enough to hold an audience's interest throughout, though in the end it's a victim of its own ambition. As a moral investigation, it's shallow and ultimately ludicrous. show more

  • Though the writing is often sharp, one is reminded repeatedly by the actors' theatrical delivery of some lines and by the confined settings that the movie's origins were on stage. show more

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