The Source Film Club will screen ‘Leviathan’ at The Source Arts Centre in Thurles on Wednesday, June 10th at 8pm.
The biblical story of Job is given a modern retelling in ‘Leviathan’ - Andrei Zvyagintsev’s convincing drama is about a man taking a stand against corrupt authorities who threaten to take away his home and livelihood.
Kolya (Aleksey Serebryakov) lives with his wife and teenage son in a small coastal town in northwest Russia where he makes a living from an auto-repair business he runs from his ancestral home.
When the mayor, Vadim (Roman Madyanov), attempts to seize his land through the courts Kolya begins a desperate struggle to hold on to everything he owns.
He enlists the help of Dmitriy, an old army friend who is now a lawyer, and together they find themselves in a battle of wills with the corrupt mayor and his powerful associates.
‘Leviathan’ won the ‘Best Screenplay’ award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014 and was the winner of the ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ at the 2015 Golden Globes.
‘Leviathan’ will be screened at The Source Arts Centre in Thurles on Wednesday, June 10th at 8pm.
Tickets are priced at €9 (€7 concession and €5 for Film Club members).
For more information please call the box office on 0504 90204 or visit www.thesourceartscentre.ie.