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The Book of Revelation (film)

The Book of Revelation is a 2006 Australian film directed by Ana Kokkinos, which she adapted with Andrew Bovell to screen from the novel by Rupert Thomson. It was produced by Al Clark, with original music by Cezary Skubiszewski. The movie was unique for its detailed visuals of a non statutory female on male rape.

The Book of Revelation
Movie poster
Directed by Ana Kokkinos
Produced by Al Clark
Written by Rupert Thomson (novel)
Ana Kokkinos
Andrew Bovell
Starring Tom Long
Greta Scacchi
Colin Friels
Anna Torv
Music by Cezary Skubiszewski
Cinematography Tristan Milani
Edited by Martin Connor
Release date
  • 2006 (2006)
Running time
119 minutes
Country Australia
Language English
Box office A$271,261 (Australia)[1]



Daniel (Tom Long), a dancer, is drugged and abducted in an alley by three hooded women. They proceed to use him as a sex toy in an abandoned warehouse for about two weeks, before they take him in their car and dump him.

When he is left to return to his normal life, he loses his ability to dance and has problems relating with his environment. To reclaim his identity, he seeks revenge. He does so by hitting on every woman who responds to him hoping his abductors would be among them.



The film was nominated for Best Screenplay - Adapted, Best Original Music Score and Best Costume Design awards at the Australian Film Institute in 2006. It won the Best Music Score (Cezary Skubiszewski) at the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, where it was nominated for four more awards.


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