No Such Thing Movie Review 2001

Information and Film Reviews for No Such Thing the Movie

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This "Beauty and the Beast" fairytale for grownups doesn't always work but it's at least intriguing. Burke stars as an ill-tempered, drunken, ageless, nameless monster who has been terrorizing the remote areas of Iceland. When timid Beatrice (Polley) learns that her fiance, part of a news crew, has been slaughtered by the beast, she persuades her ratings-driven TV news show boss (Mirren) to send her to follow up on the story. Monster and Beatrice develop an unexpected rapport and she brings him back to New York where he's exploited, not unknowingly, as the lastest celeb.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 103 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

New York, New York, Mass Media, On the Rocks
Hal Hartley
Sarah Polley, Robert John Burke, Helen Mirren, Julie Christie, Baltasar Kormakur
Michael Spiller
Hal Hartley
Hal Hartley
Kjartan Kjartansson, Steve Hamilton, Helga I. Stefansdottir, Arni Pall Johannsson
Hal Hartley, Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, Cecelia Kate Roque, True Fiction Pictures, American Zoetrope, Icelandic Film Corp., United Artists

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