A History of Violence

Friday, April 7
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1hr 36mins // directed by:David Cronenberg // featuring:Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt // 35mm

In his first collaboration with director David Cronenberg, Viggo Mortensen is Tom Stall, a mild-mannered American husband and father, who may be harboring a violent secret.

When two murderous men attempt to rob Tom's small town diner, he reacts with reflexive precision in dispatching the villains. Immediately dubbed a hero, the media attention that follows brings more than just skeletons out of Tom's closet. Mortensen shines in this dark tale as the "wrong man" whose past has finally caught up with him.