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Plot Summary
An angry, violent alcoholic (Peter Mullan) finds respite with a devout woman (Olivia Colman) whose husband abuses her.

Cast: Peter Mullan , Olivia Colman , Eddie Marsan , Ned Dennehy , Sally Carman , Samuel Bottomley , Paul Popplewell , Sian Breckin

Director: Paddy Considine

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Tyrannosaur (2011)

Release Date: November 18th, 2011|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • No walk in the park, Tyrannosaur is a character study steeped in the British (and Irish) tradition of social realism, and the experience of watching this skillfully made film is, well, exhausting. show more

  • Peter Mullan and Olivia Colman give such hard-as-nails, lived-in performances in this stark drama directed by Irish actor Paddy Considine ("In America," "Cinderella Man") that it's impossible not to be pulled in. show more

  • The grim drama is undeniably punishing, but Considine's screenplay laces in moments of warm human contact that puncture the harshness like delicate grace notes. show more

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