Film Club - "King of Devil's Island" (Norway)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Book, Film and Poetry Groups
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CML Adult Reference Desk
503 644-0043 ext. 114
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http://calendar.wccls.org/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=33302

Starring Stellan Skarsgård (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), this true story of the infamous Bastøy Boys Home correctional facility in Norway, begins with the arrival of seventeen-year-old Erling, a rumored murderer. He immediately clashes with the island facility's governor who believes manual labor, rigid discipline, and harsh punishment are the only methods that can turn the boys into honorable members of society.  When tragedy finally falls at the hand of the sadistic dorm master, Erling leads his comrades in a courageous and vicious rebellion that will bring them head to head with no less than the Norwegian Army. 

All Film Club programs are free and open to the public and are shown in the library’s upstairs meeting room. Selected films may contain objectionable material; therefore Film Club attendance is recommended for adults, aged 18 and over. Coffee, tea and popcorn are provided, and a lively discussion follows each film.

Film Club - "King of Devil's Island" (Norway) 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cedar Mill Community Library
12505 NW Cornell Rd, Suite 13, Portland, OR 97229-5688
503-644-0043
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