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Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)

Steven Shainberg, 2006

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Diane Arbus: A Biography
Patricia Bosworth, 1984

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus is a movie directed by Steven Shainberg in 2006 and based on the book Diane Arbus: A Biography by Patricia Bosworth, first published in 1984. The movie features Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell, Harris Yulin, Jane Alexander, Emmy Clarke, and others.

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Storyline

In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One night, a new neighbor catches Diane’s eye, and the enigmatic man inspires her to set forth on the path to discovering her own artistry.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, the 2006 movie by Steven Shainberg

Year

2006

Minutes

122

Movie Rate

6.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus

Country: USA

Year: 2006

Length: 2h2m

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Cover of Diane Arbus: A Biography, the 1984 book by Patricia Bosworth

Year

1984

Pages

400

Book Rate

8.02

S: Goodreads

Book

Diane Arbus: A Biography

Country: USA

First published in: 1984

Length: 400 pages

Genre: Biography

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Which is better?

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Poster of Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, the 2006 movie by Steven Shainberg

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7 votes

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Cover of Diane Arbus: A Biography, the 1984 book by Patricia Bosworth

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