The Professor and the Madman 125 mins

  • The Professor and the Madman
  • The Professor and the Madman
  • The Professor and the Madman
  • The Professor and the Madman
  • The Professor and the Madman

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Wednesday, 26 February
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Friday, 28 February
10:40AM 3:50PM 6:10PM 8:40PM 
Saturday, 29 February
10:40AM 3:50PM 6:10PM 8:40PM 
Sunday, 1 March
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Monday, 2 March
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Tuesday, 3 March
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Sunday, 22 March
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Based on the worldwide best-selling novel by Simon Winchester, THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN is an extraordinary true tale of madness, genius, and obsession about two remarkable men who created history with the writing of the Oxford English Dictionary.

The compilation of the Oxford English Dictionary began in 1857 and was one of the most ambitious, and revolutionary projects ever undertaken. Professor James Murray (Mel Gibson) took on the challenge of creating the most comprehensive dictionary ever compiled, but knew that it would take him and his team over a century to compile all known definitions. However, by "crowd sourcing" the work, that is, by enlisting definitions from people all over the world, the dictionary could be compiled in mere decades. As definitions were collected, the overseeing committee, led by Professor Murray, discovered that one man, Dr. W.C. Minor (Sean Penn), had submitted more than ten thousand words. When the committee insisted on honoring him, a shocking truth came to light: Dr. Minor, an American Civil War veteran, was a convicted murderer and being held at an asylum for the criminally insane.

"The creation of the Oxford English Dictionary might not instantly sound like the basis for much of a movie, yet the combination of Mel Gibson and Sean Penn with a pretty compelling historical backstory ends up delivering a solid historical drama." - 3AW

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