Title

The Monkey's Fist

Lead Author Major

Psychology

Format

Student Film Festival

Faculty Mentor Name

Patti McCarthy

Faculty Mentor Department

Film Studies

Abstract/Artist Statement

This film is a modern take on W. W. Jacob’s short story “The Monkey’s Paw.” Andi, a struggling single mother whose adult son is still living at home, acquires a cursed monkey’s fist knot from her globe-trotting friend Maurice. It will grant three wishes each to three different people. She quickly learns that if you try to get the things you want the easy it will always come back to haunt you.

Location

Janet Leigh Theatre

Start Date

10-5-2020 7:00 PM

End Date

10-5-2020 10:00 PM

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The Monkey's Fist

Janet Leigh Theatre

This film is a modern take on W. W. Jacob’s short story “The Monkey’s Paw.” Andi, a struggling single mother whose adult son is still living at home, acquires a cursed monkey’s fist knot from her globe-trotting friend Maurice. It will grant three wishes each to three different people. She quickly learns that if you try to get the things you want the easy it will always come back to haunt you.