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Behold the Monkey

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Genre: Drama & Comedy
Production Year: 2016
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Broadcaster: Sky Arts
Producer: Wildcard Films

Starring Assumpta Serna (Borgia), this uplifting and irreverent comedy tells the true story of Cecilia Gimenez, an elderly cleaner who took it upon herself to restore the priceless Ecce Homo fresco in the Spanish church where she worked. Thinking she could save the priest money by touching up the painting herself rather than paying a professional, she worked through the night to return the prized depiction of Jesus to its former glory. However, her enthusiasm and heavy-handedness turned the artwork housed in a small and remote church in Borja into an overnight sensation for all the wrong reasons. "Cute and beautifully filmed" - Radio Times. Narrated by Tamsin Greig (Friday Night Dinner, Episodes).

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