Studio Canal/Film4/UK Film Council (Diarmid Scrimshaw
& Mark Herbert)
W: Paddy Considine
DP: Erik Wilson
Ed: Pia DiCiaula
Peter Mullan (Joseph), Olivia
Colman(Hannah), Eddie Marsan (James), Paul Popplewell (Bod), Sally Carman (Marie)
Those expecting a film about a dinosaur may be very
disappointed, as this is a powerfully-observed character study about repressed anger.
Peter Mullan plays an embittered, lonely man who lives day
to day getting drunk, gambling and having explosive moments of rage. He finds solace when he befriends a devout charity shop worker who has problems of her own with an abusive, violent
It's a film where not a lot happens, but you're still
transfixed to the screen due to the brilliance of the two leading performances.