Monkey House: Fortitude (1993)

Canada, 3 January 1993
Series 2. episode 2
16mm film, colour, 4:3
stereo, English
Series: Monkey House (1991-1993)

A Canadian science fiction television episode directed by Wayne Tourell.

Plot Summary

Dr Franken has reduced his only patient, Sylvia Lovejoy, to simply a head on a tripod controlled by his machines. But one of the devices regulating her moods has malfunctioned and Sylvia is becoming increasingly depressed.


Directed by: Wayne Tourell
© 1992 Atlantis Film Finances III Limited Partnership/South Pacific Pictures Limited
Produced by Atlantis Films Limited and South Pacific Pictures Ltd. in association with CanWest Broadcasting Ltd. and in association with First Choice Canadian Communications Corporation, Superchannel, CFCM-TV (Calgary), CFRN-TV (Edmonton) and CFCF-TV (Montreal). Produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada and the MacLean Hunter Television Fund. A presentation of Showtime Networks Inc.
Executive Producers: Michael MacMillan, Chris Bailey
Producer: Jonathan Goodwill
Associate Producer: Jo Johnson
Written by: Stan Daniels
Based on an Original Story by/Executive Story Consultant: Kurt Vonnegut
Director of Photography: Graeme Cowley
Editor: Dave Coulson
Music: Wayne Laird
Opening Theme: Bill Reichenbach, Doug Macaskill
Sound Recordist: Mike Westgate
Costume Designer: Catherine Cook
Make-up Artist: Dominie Till
Production Designer: Ralph Davies
Casting: Darlene Kaplan, Stuart Aikins, Marianne Willison

Frank Langella (Dr Franken)
Malcolm Stewart (Demarest)
Yvonne Lawley (Mrs Sylvia Lovejoy)
Ross Duncan (Dr Minifield)
Susan Brady (Gloria)