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Based on the Novel by

Eden Robinson
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Monkey Beach

Monkey Beach – the film, is based on Monkey Beach – the novel, is written by Eden Robinson considered one of Canada’s best writers. Monkey Beach was her first novel and was published in 7 countries including Published: US, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Holland, France, Estonia. Monkey Beach was nominated for two prestigious awards in Canada – the Governor General Award and the Giller Prize. The novel also won glowing reviews from the world press, including: New York Times, London Times, Time Magazine, the Globe and Mail, Washington Post.

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"Robinson, herself a Haisla, fills this edifying book with the stuff of the living, from the tiniest details of Haisla life to the mightiest universals of tradition, desire and family love."

LA TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Monkey Beach... is pervaded by a powerful sense of menace, and the haunting spirituality that lurks in the beautiful landscape of Canada's Pacific coast.

Independent (UK)

Beautifully written and haunting, this is an impressive debut.

TIME

In one deft stroke, Robinson, a writer of machete-sharp wit and nimble subtlety, establishes the conflict between the old ways and the new that propel her evocative tale of inheritance and dispossession… with genuine insight, wry humor and transcendent lyricism.

Chicago Tribune

Glorious Northern Gothic… behind Lisa's neutral voice is an authorial presence, weaving Haisla and Heiltsuk lore into the fabric of the novel gracefully…

The Globe and Mail

Eden Robinson taps her own Haisla-Heiltsuk heritage to hurl [our Native] stereotypes into the West Coast mist and cigarette fumes that drift through her story.

Chatelaine

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DIRECTED BY

L. Sarah Todd

WRITTEN BY

Johnny Darrell & Andrew Duncan and L. Sarah Todd

Based on the novel by Eden Robinson

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