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"Tyrannosaur" is a movie that follows the story of two lonely, damaged people brought together by circumstance. Joseph (Peter Mullan) is an unemployed widower, drinker, and a man crippled by his own volatile temperament and furious anger. Hannah (Olivia Colman) is a Christian worker at a charity shop, a respectable woman who appears wholesome and happy. When the pair are brought together, Hannah appears as Joseph's potential saviour, someone who can temper his fury and offer him warmth, kindness and acceptance. As their story develops Hannah's own secrets are revealed — her relationship with husband James (Eddie Marsan) is violent and abusive — and as events spiral out of control, Joseph becomes her source of succor and comfort.

"Tyrannosaur" is a Film4, U.K. Film Council presentation, in association with Screen Yorkshire, EM Media, Optimum Releasing, of a Warp X, Inflammable Films production. the film is written and directed by Paddy Considine. Producer is Diarmid Scrimshaw. Executive producers are Peter Carlton, Mark Herbert, Katherine Butler, Hugo Heppell, Suzanne Alizart and Will Clarke.


Genre: Drama
Runtime: 91 mins.
Release Date: November 18, 2011
Country: UK
Distributor: Strand Releasing
Production Companies:
Warp X
Inflammable Films
Film4 (financed by)
UK Film Council (financed by)
Screen Yorkshire (in association with)
EM Media (financed by)

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