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Tyrannosaur

Tyrannosaur
  • 2011
  • UK
  • 91 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Paddy Considine
  • Written by: Paddy Considine
  • Cast: Peter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Eddie Marsan, Paul Popplewell, Ned Dennehy, Sally Carman

Unemployed widower, drunk and all-round angry old man Joseph (Mullan) stumbles into the council estate charity shop minded by good Samaritan volunteer Hannah (Colman), and friendship follows initial hostility. This is a film which stands and falls on the performances, and Considine has champions in his corner.

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The Hot 100 2011 - No. 1: Peter Mullan

16 Dec 2011

Tyrannosaur, Neds, BAFTAS and the upcoming War Horse - 2011 has been Mullan's year

‘I’m confused but delighted,’ says Peter Mullan when I inform him he’s number one on The List’s Hot 100 for 2011. Speaking over the phone from Glasgow in the midst of tucking into ‘a roll and sausage’, Mullan lets out a sort of gravelly, staccato-like…

Tyrannosaur

21 Sep 20113 stars

Paddy Considine's directorial debut features strong performances from Peter Mullan and Olivia Colman

(18) 92min Unemployed widower, drunk and all-round angry old man Joseph (Peter Mullan) stumbles into the council estate charity shop minded by good Samaritan volunteer Hannah (Olivia Colman), and friendship follows initial hostility. Despite her…

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