Delhi, one of the most populous and polluted megacities in the world is under siege as 40,000 Rhesus Macaques run amok!
'Monkey Menace' is the common phrase that's synonymous with the escalating human-monkey conflict issue that’s at large in India.
This film explores the unique urban rift that exists between Delhi’s Rhesus Macaques and citizens; with all the metaphors that this symbolises.
Javier's keen observational camerawork, shot over a 6 year period, takes the viewer into a world that’s never been seen before – what it’s like to be a Rhesus Macaque living in one of the most polluted and populous megacities in the world.
India's first female primatologist Dr Iqbal Malik is the film's chief storyteller and protagonist. She's been battling against the government for 30 years for the better welfare of monkeys. Her quest uncovers dark dealings and corruption that will shock India and the World.