Mona Lisa

United Kingdom, 1986

Film
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Bob Hoskins plays a small-time con, just out of prison, who is delivering porn videos for a living. He gets a job as a minder to call-girl, Simone, (Cathy Tyson) and soon finds he is falling in love with her and assisting her to find her friend, Cathy, a young prostitute who has disappeared. A stylish film-noir set in contemporary London, “Mona Lisa” is also a challenging film about honour, responsibility and compassion in a society that is decaying and cruel. Cast also includes Michael Caine and Robbie Coltrane.

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Credits

production company

HandMade Films

Palace Pictures

co-producer

Patrick Cassavetti

Stephen Woolley

Stephen Woolley

director

Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan

Duration

01:45:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303228

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

TMDB-Movie

10002

Wikidata

Q574057

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