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The Twentieth Century (N/C 18+)

1-2 March

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

Details

Please note: Unfortunately the Q&A with director Matthew Rankin following this screening has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.


Director Matthew Rankin’s award-winning debut feature is a faux biopic that charts the roller coaster ascent of famed Canadian Prime Minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King, to power. Divided into several chapters, we follow the not-so-innocent King as he navigates through an absurd political hellscape, all the while trying to stave off his unsavoury urges in a bid to get to the top. Stylistically soaked in a retro aesthetic, The Twentieth Century  is a colourised acid trip that plunges the viewer into an entirely different universe that stands out as some of the most hilarious and visually inventive filmmaking you will have ever seen. 

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  • Director Matthew Rankin
  • Cast Dan Beirne, Sarianne Cormier, Catherine St-Laurent
  • Country Canada
  • Year of Production 2019
  • Running Time 1h30m
  • Certificate N/C 18+
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