Mad To Be Normal Starring David Tennant Screens At Galway Film Fleadh


Mad To Be Normal will screen in competition at the Galway Film Fleadh next month on 12th July. This will also be the film's Irish premiere. David Tennant stars as revolutionary Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing in the hit movie based on Laing's controversial medication-free treatment facility that he set up in Kingsley Hall in London during the late 1960s. The movie also stars Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon and Gabriel Byrne and was written and directed by Robert Mullan, who will attend the screening.

The Galway Film Fleadh was founded in 1989 and aims to showcase the best of Irish and international cinema. This year's event runs from 11th-16th July in venues around Galway city.

Mad To Be Normal
Mad To Be Normal reveals the story of R.D. Laing, the famous psychiatrist and one of Scotland’s greatest ever minds. Working out of Kingsley Hall in East London throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Laing performed various daring experiments on people who were diagnosed as mentally disturbed. His revolutionary methods involved experimenting with LSD on his patients and practicing a form of self-­healing known as metanoia, causing outrage and controversy in the medical profession and radically changing attitudes and perceptions of mental health around the world.

Find out more about the festival at www.galwayfilmfleadh.com


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

VIDEO: First Look As David Tennant Hosts Have I Got News For You

David Tennant At 50 - The Top 50 Moments - Part One

UK: David Tennant’s Episode Of Have I Got News For You Rescheduled For Monday Night

USA: Final Space Season Three “One Of Us” Premieres On Adult Swim Tonight

UK: David Tennant Returns As The Guest Host Of Have I Got A Bit More News For You On BBC Two Tonight

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 5th - Sunday 11th April

Vote Now For Your Winner In Our Design A David Tennant Fan Tee Competition With TeePublic

AUDIO: Listen To The DuckTales Podcast - Episode 3: Louie Sells Out

Labels

Show more

Archive

Show more