A trailer has been released for Paddy Considine’s directorial debut Tyrannosaur. The story focuses on Joseph [Peter Mullan] a violent, self-destructive, alcoholic, unemployed widower tortured by his own tendency towards violence as he finds friendship and hope with charity worker Hannah [Olivia Coleman]. Considine adapted the film from his previous BAFTA Award winning short Dog Altogether, and has stated that "mainly [Tyrannosaur is] about my interpretation of life, and trying to function as a human." The film also stars Eddie Marsan. Tyrannosaur arrives in UK theaters on the 7th October 2011. No US release date has yet been announced. Hit the jump to check out the trailer.
Synopsis: "Tyrannosaur is the story of Joseph (Peter Mullan), a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph’s life spirals into turmoil a chance of redemption appears in the form of Hannah (Olivia Colman), a Christian charity shop worker. Their relationship develops to reveal that Hannah is hiding a secret of her own with devastating consequences for both of them."