Wednesday, October 16, 2013 – 7:30pm
Cast: Peter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Eddie Marsan, Ned Dennehy, Sally Carman
Set in gritty blue-collar Leeds, Tyrannosaur stars Scottish actor Peter Mullan as Joseph, an unemployed, hard-drinking widower whose inchoate rage leads him to commit acts of unspeakable violence. [more]
Warning: Contains scenes that may be upsetting to sensitive viewers.
Post-screening discussion with Joanne Baker, PhD, Manager of Special Programs and Projects at the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia. Dr. Baker has worked for anti-violence organizations in the U.K., Australia, and Canada and as a social policy and social work academic at three Australian universities.
Moderated by Dr. Harry Karlinsky, Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia.
Co-sponsored by the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (EVA BC), a charitable, non-profit organization that provides services to over 200 funded anti-violence programs across the province.
“The principals are superb, with Mullan and Colman doing a masterful job of inhabiting their separate but equal prisons.”
Globe and Mail
“It’s hard to watch at times, though made with an intensity and artfulness you never for a moment doubt.”
“Vivid, bruising and electrifying.”
Little White Lies