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Rialto Movie Of The Week: Monster


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The story is based on the life of serial killer Aileen Wuornos (Theron), who was executed Oct. 9, 2002, after murdering at least six Florida men while working as a prostitute. In her 1992 trial, Wuornos pleaded innocent, saying she acted in self-defense to prevent being raped, a statement she later recanted. The film centers on Wuornos' life before the murders and her romantic relationship with Selby (Ricci), a woman she dated while still turning tricks and killing men.

Rating: R18 - violence, sexual violence and offensive language, 111 mins
Genre: Thriller
Actors: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern
Release Date: 25-03-2004
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