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Miss Monday (1998)

A writer suffering a block decides to watch a young woman as a role model for his novel, but finds more than he bargained for.

Director:

Benson Lee
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Hicks ... Roman
Andrea Hart Andrea Hart ... Gloria
Alex Giannini Alex Giannini ... Steven
Nick Moran ... Jeremy
John Woolvett John Woolvett ... Mr. Plummer
Julie Alannagh-Brighten Julie Alannagh-Brighten ... Marianne from Nightmare / Young Corporate Woman (as Julie-Alanah Brighten)
Louise Barrett Louise Barrett ... Debbie
Sebastian Thompson Sebastian Thompson ... Gloria's Boyfriend / Richard / City Man #2 (as Sebastian Thomson)
Pamela Hall Pamela Hall ... Gloria's Mother
Dixie George Dixie George ... Gloria as a child (as Dixie Crouch)
Josie Crouch Josie Crouch ... Gloria as a child
Eric Edwards ... Taxi Driver #1
Alan Goldsmith Alan Goldsmith ... Taxi Driver #2
Benson Lee ... Mr. Sukiyaki
Loma Ann Bonner Loma Ann Bonner ... City Woman #1
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Storyline

Trapped, frustrated and isolated, for one disturbing, slow night these two main characters find that they have more in common than they think. Forced to rummage for research in London's City district for his new screenplay, here, we find human anguish mixed with quiet disbelief. This, a sobering experience of a subject with mixed emotions of her childhood past and future prospects spilling over the precipice of sanity. Haunted by her own personal bogeyman and hidden demons, as the screenwriter is forced to hide in the bedroom cupboard and slowly watch the unraveling of a woman lost, tormented and pained. Written by Cinema_Fan

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Taglines:

a screenwriter is watching his main character come to life.

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and an intense depiction of emotional disorder | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 1999 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Gynaika me ta ola tis See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Stereo | Dolby Digital
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Quotes

Roman: [Said after bumping into each other on street corner] Excuse me.
Gloria: Can you watch where you're going?
Roman: Can I watch where I'm going? Oh yeah, that is just so typical of your type.
Gloria: My type? Some fucking gentleman you are.
Roman: Well maybe if you behaved like a lady, you'd get treated like one.
Gloria: [shouts] What! Who the fuck do you think you're talking to? Who the fuck do you think you are? Why don't you just piss off you tosser.
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Connections

References Midnight Cowboy (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Suite #1 for solo cello in C Major
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Dave Eggar
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A "sleeper" which takes a while to wake up.
19 May 2001 | by =G=See all my reviews

"Miss Monday" tells of a screenwriter (Hicks) wrestling with his script. Unable to get into the character of his female lead he researches her by stalking a randomly selected yuppie woman (Hart) and gets more than he bargained for. The film begins as a shoddy comedy/lite-drama with poor flow and too many nonsequiturs and then turns into a dark and disturbing drama leaving us to wonder if Lee is a genius or simply got lucky. Regardless, this little low budget British indie gets off to a slow start but pays off for those who hang in there. Kudos to Hart whose performance makes the film.


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