The Book of Revelation (film)
|The Book of Revelation|
|Directed by||Ana Kokkinos|
|Produced by||Al Clark|
|Written by||Rupert Thomson (novel)
|Music by||Cezary Skubiszewski|
|Edited by||Martin Connor|
|Box office||A$271,261 (Australia)|
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.
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.
- Tom Long as Daniel
- Greta Scacchi as Isabel
- Colin Friels as Olsen
- Anna Torv as Bridget/ The Leading Hooded Woman
- Deborah Mailman as Julie
- Nadine Garner as Margot
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.
- "Australian Films at the Australian Box Office", Film Victoria accessed 11 November 2012
- The Book of Revelation at the Internet Movie Database
- The Book of Revelation at AllMovie
- The Book of Revelation at the National Film and Sound Archive
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