A man raised as an ape, anmed only Puff (Ifans) is discovered, and naturally attracts the interest of scientists. But they bring with them their own problems which are all at once modern and primal - yes, it's the love triangle. Soon, Puff is also entangled.
Maybe there is something of an art to collaborative artists changing gears. Like a slippery stepping stone, this will be regarded as an uneven miss on Kaufman's CV between the lofty praise of Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine. Which is a pity, given the talent involved.
Reviewed by Adam Smith
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