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Opening Night Film - Mad To Be Normal (starring Elisabeth Moss, David Tenna...

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St Anne's Anglican Church

270 Gladstone Avenue

Toronto, ON M6J 3L6

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MAD TO BE NORMAL

(Robert Mullan, 2017, UK, 116 minutes, Canadian Premiere)

DIRECTOR ROBERT MULLAN IN ATTENDANCE - Q&A after the film!

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The radical Scottish ‘anti-psychiatrist’ R.D. Laing once exhorted a patient admitted to his experimental treatment facility at Kingsley Hall in east London to ‘go mad.’ Laing, the subject of this compelling dramatic portrait directed and co-written by Robert Mullan, believed madness was “a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world,” and encouraged those drawn to his treatment – which shunned medication but embraced LSD – to be themselves no matter what mental turbulence might ensue. It was a variation on the radical communal living experiments being conducted around the world during the ’60s, but at Kingsley Hall the revolution was of the mind. As Laing, the Scottish actor David Tennant (Dr. Who, Broadchurch) is mesmerizing: brilliant, arrogant, magnetic, infuriating, and maybe more than a little mad himself.

Join us for a pre-film reception ($35 includes the film and after party) at Workman Arts (651 Dufferin Street)

Co-presented with British Council, Friends of the CAMH Archives, Sound Times and Toronto Psychedelic Society

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