• The Monkey's Mask (2000)

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Release Date: July 27th, 2001

DVD Release Date: March 15th, 2002

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
A lesbian private detective (Susie Porter), hired to find a poet, has an affair with the teacher (Kelly McGillis) of the missing woman.

Cast: Susie Porter, Kelly McGillis, Marton Csokas, Deborah Mailman, Abbie Cornish, Jean Pierre Mignon, Caroline Gillmer, Brendon Cowell

Director: Samantha Lang

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Production Co: Fandango, TVA International, Arena Films

Distributors: Strand Releasing

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Kelly McGillis quite literally as you've never seen her -- as a manipulative, icy sex goddess in whose bedroom there are no limits. show more

  • Less elliptical and more down-and-dirty than Lang's interesting debut film, ''The Well,'' this one tumbles through Sydney's academic and alternative poetry circles and is built around a lesbian private eye.

  • It is awkward and dull, a capital crime for an aspiring noir.

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