A young woman attempts to end her criminal career. But she needs love to make it.

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Cast

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Beatrice
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Alan Furnace
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Paul Neville
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Bruno
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Mrs. Sturge
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Steve Davis
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Frank Rice
Bryan Pringle ...
Goodchild
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Ms. Cherry
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Angie
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Terence
Camilo Gallardo ...
Barman (Conrans)
Michael Carlin ...
Carlo
Paul Ireland ...
Barman (Kings Head)
Elizabeth Ash ...
Nurse (as Elisabeth Ash)
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Storyline

Alan Furnace is a young man with the perfectly proper, quiet life of a London school teacher. But beneath all of that decency lies a burning desire for excitement and he just found it. She's a woman unlike any other: Unruly Irish eyes, Latin lips... her name is Beatrice, but on the streets they call her B. Monkey. She's about to take him on an outrageous, dangerous and sexy ride through the wild side of London. Written by Babalu

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"A Wild Rollercoaster Ride Of Thrills!" See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for violence and drug content | See all certifications »

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15 July 1999 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Agria omorfia  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$17,436 (USA) (10 September 1999)

Gross:

$34,524 (USA) (17 September 1999)
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Trivia

There are multiple scenes in the theatrical trailer not found in the finished release:
  • Beatrice standing with her back against the side of an escalator wearing a golden dress.


  • During the first date in the restaurant she places Alan's hand on her chest to feel her heart instead of just kissing his hand. She asks "Can you feel it?". He excitedly answers yes before she corrects him with "Not my breast, my heart".


  • A scene where Beatrice implores Alan to "say you love me, whatever happens" at Alan's boathouse.


  • After the first sex scene she tells Alan "you have to save me" whilst lying in bed facing away from him and looking into the camera.


  • A scene with Beatrice and Bruno fist bumping each other outside the café.


  • After visiting Mrs. Sturge Beatrice stops and screams "B Monkey read my name" in public whilst gesticulating wildly.


  • When Frank arrives at the cottage his reflection can be seen in his car door while he calls for Beatrice by yelling "B Monkey".


  • Paul's white car speeding out of control in a field before bursting into flames when it hits a wall. This is interspersed with shots of Beatrice screaming "No" whilst reaching out with one arm, a shot from behind her with the car in flames and finally with a shot of her face and tears flowing down it. This would seem to be an alternate ending.


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Quotes

Beatrice: Tomorrow is a long way off, Alan. I might have forgotten you by then.
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Soundtracks

SWEET JANE
Written by Lou Reed
Performed by Cowboy Junkies
Published by Screen Gems EMI Music Ltd.
Used by permission of BMG Entertainment Interneation U.K & Ireland Limited
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Very good movie highlighted by the acting performances
7 November 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This movie is basically carried by the two leads (particularly Asia Argent, daughter of Dario Argento) and by Rupert Everett in a supporting role. The script is average and the plot a tad too obvious at times, but Argento catches fire on camera and does a very good job. If you like action-thrillers, by all means watch thi one. Recommended.


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