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The Monkey’s Mask 2000 N/A Robert Connolly John Maynard Domenico Procacci Samantha Lang ???

CO-PRODUCER: DIRECTOR: LOCATION: KEY CREW SCREENPLAY: BASED ON THE BOOK: CINEMATOGRAPHER: PRODUCTION DESIGNER: EDITOR: SOUND DESIGNER: MUSIC: COSTUME DESIGNER: CASTING:

Anne Kennedy ‘The Monkey’s Mask’ by Dorothy Porter Garry Phillips Michael Phillips Dany Cooper Annie Breslin Single Gun Theory Emily Seresin Ann Robinson, Mullinars Consultants Leo Davis – UK & US Casting Film Finance Corporation, NSW Film and Television Office, Studio Canal, Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc., Fandango, Footprint Films, AV Channel

PARTNERS:

KEY CAST Susie Porter Kelly McGillis Marton Csokas Abbie Cornish William Zappa Brendan Cowell Jim Holt Jill Fitzpatrick Professor Diana Maitland Nick Maitland Mickey Norris Detective Sergeant Wesley Hayden Bill McDonald

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‘The Monkey’s Mask explores the power and the danger of infatuation, the ethics of ‘knowing’, the threads that entwine sex with death’

SYNOPSIS: ‘No evidence, just a smell of sex and violence’ Lesbian private investigator Jill Fitzpatrick (Susie Porter – Mullet, Better Than Sex) is between jobs and between partners, when she gets a call to take on a missing person case. The case is a literature student called Mickey (Abbie Cornish) who frequents poetry readings and hero worships Sydney’s senior poets, to whom she also pens her own, highly emotive and sexually confronting poems. Jill interviews Mickey’s lecturer, Diana (Kelly McGillis – Witness, Top Gun) but finde herself instantly attracted to this sensuous, mysterious – and Married – woman. Will passion get in the way of her profession as Diana becomes a suspect? And can Jill risk her own life on the way to discovering the awful tryth?

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS: Australian Film Institute 2001 Nominated Best Screenplay Adapted from another Source Anne Kennedy

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 2002 Nominated FCCA Award Best Actor – Female Susie Porter

Best Screenplay Adapted Anne Kennedy
ARIA Music Awards 2001 Nominated Best Original Soundtrack Album

Australian Screen Sound Guild Won ASSG Award ASSG Soundtrack of the Year

Dallas Out Takes 2001 Won Best Actress Susie Porter

TECHNICAL SPECS: Country of Production: Year of Production: Genre: Running time Format Ratio Sound Language Australia 2000 Drama / Thriller 90 minutes 35mm 1.85:1 Dolby Digital English

Colour PUBLICITY MATERIALS: (Press release only, presskit via contact us request) IMAGES: KEY ART: TRAILER: FESTIVALS: REVIEWS: PRODUCTION COMPANY: Arenafilm Pty Ltd Level 2, 270 Devonshire Street Surry Hills, NSW, 2010 Ph: +612 9319 7011 Fax: +612 9319 6906 Email: mail@arenafilm.com.au Studio Canal
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Footprint Films Pty Ltd Level 2, 270 Devonshire Street Surry Hills, NSW, 2010 Contact: John Maynard Ph: +612 9319 7011 Fax: +612 9319 6906 Email: mail@arenafilm.com.au

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