Special Uptown Screening!
United Kingdom | 2013 | Jon S. Baird
James McAvoy, playing against type, is unforgettable as an amoral, sociopathic Scottish cop who will do anything (sex, drugs, back-stabbing, etc.) to win a departmental promotion. This lurid new adaptation of a novel by Irvine West (Trainspotting) co-stars Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots, and Jim Broadbent. "There’s in-yer-face cinema, and then there’s in-yer-face, down-yer-throat and throw-it-back-up-all-over-the-pavement cinema...You’ll be scraping this film out from under your fingernails for weeks." -Time Out London. "A hugely entertaining breath of foul air fueled by McAvoy's impressively ugly star performance." -The Hollywood Reporter.
97 min. Blu-ray. Cleveland theatrical premiere. No one under 18 admitted!
Shown in the Mandel Screening Room on the third floor of the Cleveland Institute of Art’s Joseph McCullough Center, 11610 Euclid Ave. Park free in the CIA lot on the east side of the building (off E. 117th St.), and enter the building through the east door. Security will direct you. No passes, twofers, or radio winners.
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General Admission: $9
Member: $7 (includes CIA I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required)
*Additional film on the same day: $7