Monique (film)

Monique is a 1970 drama film directed and written by John Bown.[2]

Monique
Directed byJohn Bown
Written byJohn Bown
Produced byMichael Style
Executive
Tony Tenser
StarringSibylla Kay
David Sumner
Joan Alcorn
Carol Hawkins
CinematographyMoray Grant
Edited byRichard Sidwell
Music byJacques Loussier
Distributed byTigon
Release date
  • 1970 (1970)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Budget£51,000[1]

It may be the first British film to tackle the then-taboo subject of 'troilism'.[3]

Plot summaryEdit

Monique (Sibylla Kay) is a French au pair who goes to work for Jean (Joan Alcorn) and her husband Bill (David Sumner). She takes time to care for the children before getting to know husband and wife intimately. Bill soon notices his wife has become more sexually aroused. After Bill sleeps with Monique, he comes home one day to discover the two women in bed together.

CastEdit

  • David Sumner - Bill
  • Joan Alcorn - Jean
  • Sibylla Kay - Monique
  • Nicola Bown - Susan
  • Jacob Fitz-Jones - Edward
  • Davilia O'Connor - Harriet
  • Carol Hawkins (as Carolanne Hawkins) - Blonde Girl
  • Howard Rawlinson - Richard

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Hamilton, Beasts in the Cellar: The Exploitation Film Career of Tony Tenser, Fab Press, 2005 p 153
  2. ^ Simon Sheridan, Keeping the British End Up: Four Decades of Saucy Cinema, Titan Books 2011 p 71-72
  3. ^ B. Worthington, IMDb, 13 February 2002

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