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bifflix: tyrannosaur on nov 27th

Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF) announces that it will host a two screenings of “Tyrannosaur” on November 27, 2011, as part of its monthly film series, BIFFlixs. The film will be shown in the Tradewinds Auditorium at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) on Crow Lane in Hamilton. The first screening will start at 5:00pm, the second at 7:30pm.

“The best British film of the year”-GQ

“A Sledgehammer swinging performance by Peter Mullan”- Vanity Fair

“Impressive..deeply moving”- TimeOut NY

“Powerful”- Entertainment Weekly

Winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s World Cinema Jury Prize for Breakout Performances and the World Cinema Directing Awards.

Nominated for 7 British Independent Awards including; Best Film, Best Director, Best Debut Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Achievement in Production

Joseph (Peter Mullan, Boy A) is an unemployed widower with a drinking problem, a man crippled by his own volatile temperament and furious anger. Hannah (Olivia Colman, Hot Fuzz) is a Christian worker at a charity shop, a respectable woman who seems wholesome and happy. When circumstance brings the pair together, Hannah appears as Joseph’s guardian angel, tempering his fury and offering him warmth, kindness and acceptance. As their relationship develops, Hannah’s own secrets are revealed – her husband (Eddie Marsan, Happy-Go-Lucky) is violent and abusive – and Joseph emerges as her unlikely savior. With striking performances and a deeply felt story, actor-turned-writer/director Paddy Considine’s film is a stunning debut about the emergence of grace and redemption from the least likely of places.

Tickets are available in advance on or at the door on the day from 4:00 p.m. Tickets are price at $9 for BIFF members and $13 for non-members. For reservations or enquiries email


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