When Emma meets Cassandra, they initiate a relationship filled with physical and psychological challenges. Emma does whatever it takes to master the rules of the game. Lines are crossed and the stakes get higher and higher. Despite this, Emma can't resist the intoxicating feeling of total control.
The swedish director Lisa Aschan has her education from The National Film School of Denmark and received a lot of attention for FUCK THE RAPIST, a collection of fictional ads for spiked tampons. She is the creator of the Danish TV-series FORBRYTELSEN that has been screened on Norwegian television. Her short films IN TRANSIT (2005) and GOODBYE BLUEBIRD (2007, screened at festivals around the world and established her reputation as an user of a suggestive and visual language. SHE MONKEYS is her first feature and has already received the top price in the world narrative competition at the Tribeca Film Festival.