Gondry’s first collaboration with screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation) takes an absurdist tack on the question of science versus nature. Lila (Patricia Arquette), who accepts her fate as an extraordinarily hairy human being, becomes romantically involved with uptight Dr. Nathan Bronfman (Tim Robbins), who is at war with his own natural instincts. Together they discover Puff, a man-child brought up in the wild as a monkey. “A film of ideas and wry comic mayhem” (The Hollywood Reporter). 2001, U.S., color, 35mm, 96 minutes.