Door Mouse

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Door Mouse
Directed byAvan Jogia
Written byAvan Jogia
Produced by
  • Kyle Mann
  • Jason Ross Jallet
CinematographyMike McLaughlin
Edited byIan Macdonald
Music byKetan Jogia
  • Drive Films
  • Goldrush Entertainment
  • Independent Edge Films
Distributed byElevation Pictures
Release date
  • January 13, 2023 (2023-01-13)
Running time
97 minutes

Door Mouse is a Canadian thriller film, directed by Avan Jogia and released in 2023.[1] The film stars Hayley Law as Mouse, a dancer at a burlesque club owned by Mama (Famke Janssen), who begins to investigate the disappearance of her friend and colleague Doe-Eyes (Nhi Do) when she cannot convince Mama or the police to take the matter seriously.[2]

The cast also includes Jogia, Keith Powers, Donal Logue, Landon Liboiron, Elizabeth Saunders, Emma Campbell, Leo Choy, Michela Cannon, Gabriel Carter, Dylan Cook, Latoya Webb and Darren W. Marynuk.

The film was shot in spring 2021 in Sudbury, Ontario.[3]

It was screened in the Industry Selects program at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival,[4] before premiering commercially on video on demand platforms in January 2023.[1]


At the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards 2022, Law was nominated for Best Actress in a Canadian Film.[5]


  1. ^ a b Barry Hertz, "Canadian thriller Door Mouse is a neo-noir oddity not even worth calling the exterminator about". The Globe and Mail, January 12, 2023.
  2. ^ Rachel Ho, "'Door Mouse' Puts a Stylish Spin on Neo-Noir". Exclaim!, January 13, 2023.
  3. ^ Janet Smith, "In hyper-stylized Door Mouse, Avan Jogia pays tribute to Vancouver's grittier side". Stir, January 13, 2023.
  4. ^ Ellie Calnan, "TIFF unveils 2022 Industry Selects line-up". Screen Daily, August 23, 2022.
  5. ^ "Vancouver Film Critics Announce Nominees". Northern Stars. January 23, 2023. Retrieved January 23, 2023.

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