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Our last film of the season- and it’s a corker!

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The directorial debut from renowned Scottish- born actor Robert Carlyle (The Full Monty) is a darkly comic thriller about a downtrodden, mild-mannered Glaswegian barber whose mundane life is turned upside down when he inadvertently finds himself embroiled in a rash of serial murders.

Carlyle stars as the socially awkward Barney, whose dark fantasies become startling reality after an inadvertent murder. Rather than reporting the incident to the police, Barney turns to his hilariously fierce mother Cemolina (Emma ThompsonSense and Sensibility, Saving Mr. Banks) for help — but Cemolina has a secret of her own, which leads to a chain of unexpected events.

A dark, bloody (and bloody hilarious) comedy of errors, The Legend of Barney Thomson shows the always wonderful Thompson stealing every scene she’s in as Barney’s indomitable mother, while director and star Carlyle demonstrates that he is just as adept behind the camera as he is in front of it. Deliciously dark and savagely funny, The Legend of Barney Thomson is sure to leave audiences in stitches.

90 minutes

 


A BIG THANKS to this movie’s sponsor:

The Norwood Theatre for Great Movies in Muskoka!

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October 5, 2015Suite FrançaiseMuskoka Natural Food
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Muskoka Arts & Crafts
November 9, 2015RememberCraig Travel
November 23, 2015Sugar CoatedHutchinson Environmental Sciences
January 11, 2016The Second Mothersabr
January 25, 2016This Changes EverythingDr. Stuart Robson Dentistry
February 8 2016TrumboCarol Howorucha & Elizabeth O'Connor Investment & Wealth Advisors, RBC Wealth Management, RBC Dominion Securities
February 22, 2016Born to Be BlueBracebridge Lions Club
March 14, 2016Hyena RoadCatherine Naismith, Architect
April 11, 2016CarolKaren Acton Real Estate
April 25, 2016RamsBrackenrig Nursery
May 9, 2016The Legend of Barney ThomsonNorwood Theatre