What do you do when you have a rat in your house? It’s the kind of question that adults instantly bond over. Stories are shared, suggestions are given — it’s something that instantly incites a conversation. Nelson Venkatesan, (whose Oru Naal Koothu, I rather liked) probably thought that there is potential to get both kids and adults interested with a conceit like this — the kids should enjoy the antics of the rat, the adults will be able to empathise with the protagonist. But the film pushes its wafer-thin storyline too far, making Monster feel like an overstretched short-film.
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