WATCH: New Trailer For Paddy Considine’s ‘Tyrannosaur’

Tyrannosaur is a new film, written and directed by the astonishing British actor  Paddy Considine. Having written and directed the BAFTA-winning short film Dog Altogether, Paddy has turned in his first full length opus, very loosely based on his own father.

The film stars Peter Mullan (Trainspotting, Boy A, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) as Joseph, a violent drunk widower who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Hannah, a Christian working in a charity shop (Doctor Who/Peep Show/Hot Fuzz’s Olivia Colman).

Things take a darker turn when Olivia’s husband, played by the ever-chilling Eddie Marsan, turns out to be a wrong ‘un. Take a look:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdOq4OAzM54

Back in January, Anglophenia’s Tom Brook interviewed Olivia and Peter about their work on the film, off the back of a rapturous reception at the Sundance Festival.

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 13 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Music.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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