Cinematique Presents "Mr. Turner"

Mar 5, 2015

Featuring an award-winning performance by Timothy Spall and directed by legendary filmmaker Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies, Life is Sweet, Another Year) the film Mr. Turner follows the eccentric artist J.M.W. Turner through the last quarter century of his life. Follow Turner as he paints, travels, is strapped to the mast of a ship so he can paint a snowstorm, visits brothels and finds himself to be a subject of both celebration and derision for the British aristocracy. (R, 2 hr 29 min)

Monday - Wednesday, March 30 - April 1, 7 PM

Wednesday, April 1, 4 PM

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Praise and Awards for Mr. Turner

  • National Society for Film Critics Award for Best Cinematography 2015
  • Satellite Award for Cinematography 2015
  • Cannes Best Actor Award 2014
  • European Film Award Best Actor 2014
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards for Best Actor 2014
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Bet Actor 2014 

"I can't say enough about the power of Spall's performance" - Bill Zwecker, Chicago Sun Times

"An inspired film, a beautiful exploration of art and creation and difficulty, with Spall's brilliant performance at its center." - Billy Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic