The Monkey's Mask


1h 34m 2001

Brief Synopsis

When a poetry student named Mickey disappears in Sydney, Australia, her hire Jill, a lesbian private investigator, to find her. The case plunges Jill deep into Sydney's poetry scene, where she meets and falls for Diana, a poetry lecturer who also happens to be one of Jill's suspects. Jill is soon hu

Film Details

Also Known As
Cercle intime, Monkey's Mask
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Asmick Ace Inc.; Australian Film Commission (AFC); Fandango; Le Studio Canal Plus; Le Studio Canal Plus; Screen Australia; Screen Nsw; Strand Releasing; StudioCanal; StudioCanal; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Fandango; Mars Distribution; Momentum Pictures Limited; Strand Releasing; Strand Releasing; TVA Films
Location
Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

When a poetry student named Mickey disappears in Sydney, Australia, her hire Jill, a lesbian private investigator, to find her. The case plunges Jill deep into Sydney's poetry scene, where she meets and falls for Diana, a poetry lecturer who also happens to be one of Jill's suspects. Jill is soon hurled into a passionate liison, and with Diana as her guide, she investigates the seamy underworld of Mickey's life, looking for clues to the murder. Blinded by passion, Jill's ethics are compromised...until her own life is in danger.

Crew

Robyn Austin

Additional Makeup

Drew Bailey

Assistant Director

Sean Barker

Adr Voice Artist

Kim Batterham

Camera Operator

Dimity Bjork

Puppy Wrangler

Keith Boersma

Double Bass

Annie Breslin

Sound Designer

Martin Bruveris

Scenic Artist

Tara Lee Burke

Adr Voice Artist

Tony Campbell

Art Director

Charlie Chan

Song Performer ("Breathing Under Water")

Lyle Chan

Executive Music Producer

Spike Cherrie

Stunt Coordinator

Don Connolly

Sound Recordist (2nd Unit)

Robert Connolly

Producer

Deborah Conway

Song Performer ("Exquisite Stereo")

Dany Cooper

Editor

Dany Copper

Editor

Steve Courtley

Special Effects Coordinator

Gethin Creagh

Temp Mix Sound Mixer

Leo Davis

Casting Consultant (United Kindom/Usa)

John Dennison

Foley Artist

Liz Doran

Continuity

Adele Durno

Additional Makeup

Matthew Dwyer

Acoustic/Slide Guitar

Laila Engle

Song Performer ("Confiscated Computer")

Neil Finn

Song Performer ("Exquisite Stereo")

Louise Gleeson

Other

Louise Gleeson

Post-Production Supervisor

Kirke Godfrey

Other

Kate Green

Costume Supervisor

Jeremy Grogan

Assistant Director

George Frederick Handel

Song ("Lascia Ch'Io Pianga" (From 'Rinaldo'))

Maude Heath

Location Manager

Mauricio Hernandez

Adr Additional Recordist

Phil Heywood

Re-Recording Mixer

Jacqui Hunt

Other

Victoria Imber

Adr Voice Artist

Anne Kennedy

Screenwriter

Yvonne Kenny

Song Performer (Soprano) "Lascia Ch'Io Pianga" (From 'Rinaldo')

Andrew Kotatko

Music Supervisor

Deborah Lander

Other

David Lee

Additional Sound Recordist

Rick Lisle

Adr Recordist

Roger Lock

Song Performer ("Confiscated Computer")

Skye Lonergan

Adr Voice Artist

Julian Louis

Adr Voice Artist

Marcelle Lunam

Title Designer

Sally Madwick

Assistant Director

John Maynard

Producer

Duncan Mcallister

Foley Recordist

Cameron Mccauley

Other

Cameron Mccauley

Music Engineer/Mixer

James Mcteigue

Assistant Director

Viv Mepham

Additional Makeup

Robyn Moase

Choreography

Belinda Mravicic

Production Coordinator

Linda Murdoch

Effects Editor

Trish Newton

Additional Makeup

Ben Osmo

Sound Recordist

Antony Partos

Composer

Antony Partos

String Arrangements

Antony Partos

Additional Music

Robert Patterson

Executive Music Producer

Paul Pattison

Makeup/Hair Supervisor

Samantha Pattison

Additional Makeup

Julie Pearce

Music Editor

Julie Pearce

Adr Additional Recordist

John Penders

Dialogue Editor

Andrew Penney

Supervisor

Ross Perkin

Storyboard Artist

Ken Phelan

Other

Michael Philips

Production Designer

Garry Phillips

Director Of Photography

Garry Phillips

Cinematographer

Dorothy Porter

Source Material (Novel)

Dorothy Porter

Source Material (From Novel)

Kath Power

Other

Domenico Procacci

Co-Producer

Claire Richardson

Assistant Director

Pete Rivett-carnac

Other

Brad Roberts

Unit Manager

Sophy Robertson

Assistant Director

Ann Robinson

Casting

Franz Schubert

Music ("Adagio In E Flat (Opus Posthumos 148 D 897 'Notturno')")

Emily Seresin

Costume Designer

Michael Sheridan

Acoustic/Slide Guitar

Andrew Short

Set Decorator

Helene Simone

Makeup/Hair Artist

Zeljka Stanin

Makeup/Hair Supervisor

Paul Sullivan

Assistant Director

Sam Thompson

Production Manager

Jem Tickell

Adr Voice Artist

Alanj Wilder

Song Performer ("Jezebel (Instrumental)")

Paul Williams

Hair

Dave Williamson

Camera Operator

Tony Young

Adr Additional Recordist

Film Details

Also Known As
Cercle intime, Monkey's Mask
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Asmick Ace Inc.; Australian Film Commission (AFC); Fandango; Le Studio Canal Plus; Le Studio Canal Plus; Screen Australia; Screen Nsw; Strand Releasing; StudioCanal; StudioCanal; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Fandango; Mars Distribution; Momentum Pictures Limited; Strand Releasing; Strand Releasing; TVA Films
Location
Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States July 2001

Released in United States on Video March 26, 2002

Released in United States September 7, 2001

Released in United States Summer July 27, 2001

Shown at New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (Features) May 31 - June 10, 2001.

Shown at OUTFEST 2001: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival July 12-23, 2001.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 24 - June 17, 2001.

Dorothy Porter's novel is written entirely in verse.

Began shooting August 26, 1999.

Completed shooting November 1, 1999.

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (Features) May 31 - June 10, 2001.)

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 24 - June 17, 2001.)

Released in United States on Video March 26, 2002

Released in United States July 2001 (Shown at OUTFEST 2001: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival July 12-23, 2001.)

Released in United States Summer July 27, 2001 (NY)

Released in United States September 7, 2001 (Los Angeles)