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Case Of The Massey Bodice Ripping (2017)

Toronto, The Massey Estate, 1932, one sex crime, six suspects - a whodunnit film ready to kill the rape trope once and for all. Case of the Massey Bodice Ripping is a short film that, ... See full summary »

Director:

Karen Knox
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Cast

Credited cast:
Raoul Bhaneja ... Marcel
Benjamin Blais ... Tomasso
Alli Chung ... Kitty
Gwenlyn Cumyn ... Lara Massey
Dana Fradkin ... Detective Tracey Halt
Michael Lamport Michael Lamport ... Nolan
Jack Mosshammer ... Uncle Marty
Maria Ricossa ... Helen Massey
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Toronto, The Massey Estate, 1932, one sex crime, six suspects - a whodunnit film ready to kill the rape trope once and for all. Case of the Massey Bodice Ripping is a short film that, through satire, works to illuminate the overwhelmingly poor use of rape as a plot device in film and TV since, well since forever. Case of the Massey Bodice Ripping takes the classic murder mystery genre and turns it on its head. Inspired partly by one of Toronto's most infamous crimes; 'The Massey murder of 1915,' this historical satire re-imagines the notorious Massey family on their country estate in 1932 the night after Matriarch Helen Massey's daughter Lara has been raped. Enter Detective Tracey Halt, ready to expose sexual prejudice, catch a criminal, and serve justice for the long suffering female characters of media's 'period pieces.' As Tracey starts to uncover the identity of the sexual predator, the true crime of the assault begins to emerge - no one has listened to the survivor, the woman, ...

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Short

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2017 (Canada) See more »

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Budget:

CAD30,000 (estimated)
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Filmcoop See more »
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Color
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