• The Monkey's Mask (2001)

The Monkey's Mask

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, Brendan Cowell

Director: Samantha Lang

Genres: Mystery , Thriller

Production Co: Fandango, TVA International, Arena Films

Distributors: Strand Releasing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    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

  • 75
    Jay CarrBoston Globe

    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.

  • 50
    Loren KingChicago Tribune

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

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