A curious mix of flashy crime melodrama and sappy love story, this lurid thriller directed by IL POSTINO's Michael Radford has been knocking around for the better part of three years awaiting US release. London-based Italian waif Beatrice (Asia
Argento) is an armed robber, a thief nicknamed "B. Monkey" for her skill at getting into and out of tight spots; she even has a monkey tattooed on her shoulder. She lives with Paul (Rupert Everett), a dissipated upper class drug dealer, and volatile street kid Bruno (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) in an
emotionally complicated menage-a-trois, but is beginning to long for a simpler, more normal life. Her opportunity comes when she mee...