Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

Director: Neil Jordan Cast: Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Michael Caine

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Overview

Bob Hoskins plays George, a tough but basically goodhearted British mob flunky, recently released from prison, where he'd served a term to cover up for his gangster boss (Michael Caine). Still willing to be everyone's doormat, George agrees to act as chauffeur for Simone (Cathy Tyson), a haughty, high-priced call girl. They don't like each other at first, but George begins to fall for her and take a protective interest. She implores him to help her find her only truly friend, a prostitute named Cathy (Kate Hardie). Touched by this devotion, George locates the girl, only to be chagrined to learn that Simone and Cathy are lovers. Hoskins is used and abused by so many people in Mona Lisa that when the worm finally does turn, you feel like cheering--even though it doesn't make him any happier. Director Neil Jordan cowrote this study of underworld mores with David Leland.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/04/2006
UPC: 0013131234398
Original Release: 1986
Rating: R
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:44:00

Special Features

Widescreen presentarion (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 tvs; Theatricla trailer; 8-Page collectible booklet

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bob Hoskins George
Cathy Tyson Simone
Michael Caine Mortwell
Robbie Coltrane Thomas
Kate Hardie Cathy
Clarke Peters Anderson
Sammi Davis May
Zoe Nathenson Jeannie
Rod Bedall Terry
Joe Brown Dudley
Pauline Melville Dawn
Dawn Archibald Girl Prostitute in Club
Joan Darling Roberts
Robert Dorning Hotel Punter
David Halliwell Devlin
G.B. "Zoot" Money Carpenter
Maggie O'Neill Girl in Paradise Club
Raad Raawi Arab Servant
Hossein Karimbeik Raschid
Stephen Persaud Black Youth in Street
Mandy Winch Flower Shop Girl
Gary Cady Waiter
Donna Cannon Young Prostitute
Perry Fenwick White Pimp
Richard Strange Porn shop Man
Alan Talbot Attendant (Baths)
Geoffrey Larder Hotel Clerk
Helen Martin Peep Show Girl
Kenny Baker Brighton Busker
Jack Purvis Brighton Busker
Jeremy Hardy Shop Assistant
Bill Moore Brighton Busker
Bryan Coleman Stanley

Technical Credits
Neil Jordan Director,Screenwriter
Chris Brown Producer
Lois Burwell Makeup
Patrick Cassavetti Producer
Ray Cooper Producer
Ray Corbett Asst. Director
Nick Dudman Makeup
Ray Evans Songwriter
Susie Figgis Casting
Terry Forrestal Stunts
Louise Frogley Costumes/Costume Designer
Genesis Songwriter
George Harrison Executive Producer
Edward Heman Songwriter
Gemma Jackson Art Director
Michael Kamen Score Composer
David Leland Screenwriter
Jamie Leonard Production Designer
Jay Livingstone Songwriter
Denis O'Brien Executive Producer
Roger Pratt Cinematographer
Lesley Walker Editor
Stephen Woolley Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Mona Lisa
1. Wayward Father (Main Titles) [4:04]
2. A Gift Called Arthur [5:49]
3. The New Job [6:35]
4. Looking Cheap [4:50]
5. I Say You're a Lady [6:29]
6. Kings Cross Incident [4:58]
7. Her Past [4:27]
8. Father and Daughter [3:16]
9. Searching the Sex Shops [3:42]
10. Teenage Tramp [4:30]
11. The Little Things [4:32]
12. Con Game [5:42]
13. Shades of Blackmail [6:25]
14. Pimps [7:16]
15. Unlikely Partners [5:32]
16. The Rescue [5:30]
17. Reunion [4:58]
18. A Walk on the Pier [6:53]
19. The Price of Freedom [4:55]
20. End Credits [3:09]

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