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Before entering the world of filmmaking, Neil Jordan was a writer and novelist working in his native Ireland. His introduction to making movies came courtesy of John Boorman, who first hired him as part of the crew – as a “creative associate” – on Excalibur (1981) and shortly after that, served as executive producer Jordan’s first feature film Angel (1982); Jordan’s breakthrough feature was Mona Lisa, a neo noir mixed in with a little romance. Previously released on DVD by Criterion, it has been revisited and upgraded for this Blu-ray release.



Mona Lisa (1986)



Released: 13 Jun 1986
Rated: R
Runtime: 104 min




Director: Neil Jordan
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance



Cast: Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Michael Caine
Writer(s): Neil Jordan, David Leland



Plot: A man recently released from prison manages to get a job driving a...

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Thanks for the review. I saw this for the first time a few weeks ago. Needs more than one viewing. Hoskins is in practically every frame of the film, and gives a great performance. The scene where I got the biggest chuckle is the use of the Genesis song In Too Deep.
 

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