Preview screening of The Wrestler and Q&A with MICKEY ROURKE in Soho, London - 5 January 2009
Curzon are honoured to invite you to what is expected to be the hottest ticket of 2009!
A preview of the upcoming film from Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream) THE WRESTLER followed by a Q&A with its star, acting legend Mickey Rourke.
Winner of the Golden Lion Award for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival 2008, Mickey Rourke gives a performance of astonishing commitment and emotional impact in THE WRESTLER, all the more poignant considering Rourke also returned to his boxing roots for the role. Director Darren Aronofsky produces a pure and vivid character study of Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Rourke) who was at the top of his game until forced into early retirement. However, he finds himself back in the ring in a circuit of gruelling, un-televised fights. He also endures a painful relationship with estranged daughter Stephanie (Evan Rachel Wood) and a tentative romance with stripper Cassidy (Marisa Tomei).
Added by Craig Grobler on December 21, 2008