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Release Date: 2004

DVD Release Date: April 15th, 2008

PG-13|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
An eighth-generation Virginia farmer is tricked into selling his family farm to real-estate developers. When it is time for Nat and his family to move, Nat realizes he was scammed and hides out on his old property. When winter comes, the wealthy family living in the home vacations in Palm Springs for the season, and Nat moves his family back in. When the owners return, he is ready for a showdown that pits traditional values against modern development.

Cast: Roger Rees, Mary McDonnell, Paul Fitzgerald, Christina Rouner, Mark Joy, Myrrh Cauthen

Director: Richard Squires

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Delphi Film Foundation

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Winning performances by Roger Rees and Mary McDonnell, as well as colorful Virginia locations, lift Crazy Like a Fox slightly above the TV-caliber script by its director. show more

  • Whether you find the protagonist of Richard Squires's comedy-drama--a dangerous Confederate crackpot or an exemplar of principled defiance likely depends on which side of the Mason-Dixon Line you see the movie. show more

  • Nat comes off as flat-out crazy and more sad than amusing or heroic. show more

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