MONKEY BOY is the American video-release title for a condensation of "Chimera," a British TV production originally broadcast as a four-part, three-hour-plus miniseries. One would imagine that this 105-minute version would have been cut to emphasize the title creature, but surprisingly,
the beast has rather little to do even in this edition.
The cutting appears to have been most drastic in the early sections of the film; a massacre sequence that came at the very end of the first episode in the original version takes place barely five minutes into this one. The setting of the bloodshed is the Jenner Clinic, an apparent fertility clinic
set out in the hills of Bri...