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B. Monkey (1998)

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
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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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Angel by day... armed & dangerous by night. 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)  »

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Agria omorfia  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$34,524 (USA) (17 September 1999)
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Michael Caton-Jones was the original director for the film but left over creative differences. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in When Brendan Met Trudy (2000) See more »

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DE CAMPTOWN RACES
Written by Stephen Foster
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Top of the second tier Europic worth the time.
21 January 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"B. Monkey", with Italian diva Argento in the title role, tells of a young female thief who tries to go straight but is haunted by her past from both inside and out. What could have been a better romantic psychodrama stills plays out well as B-flick with good pitted against evil in the usual ways though it stumbles a bit in the end. The film has visceral verve, solid performances, and develops and builds until the climax in the last minutes. Good stuff for mature audiences into Europics with plenty Argento skin.


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