131 MIN
July 9th
Cinema House, Grand Hall

Dr David Gale is a professor at a university in Texas; he is a loving father and renowned academic who has never made a secret of his beliefs. Dr Gale is a committed opponent of the death penalty, a stance for which he is largely respected. Then, one day, unbelievably, he finds himself accused of having raped and murdered a young supporter of his views, Constance Harraway, who once helped him fight to save the life of a condemned man. The judge sentences Gale to death.

Cast & Crew
Producers: Nicolas Cage, Alan Parker, Lisa Moran
Director: Alan Parker
Script: Charles Randolph
Director of Photography: Michael Seresin
Production Design: Geoffrey Kirkland
Music: Alex Parker, Jake Parker
Sound: David Macmillan
Editing: Gerry Hambling
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Matt Craven
Production. Universal Pictures, Intermedia Films, Dirty Hands Productions, Mikona Productions, Saturn Films

Alan Parker (1944 - 2020)
From 1969-78 Alan Parker directed over 500 television commercials. He made his first film for television in 1974 and his debut as a feature film director, Bugsy Malone, in 1975. Parker also wrote a novel based on the film’s screenplay. He has published two books of cartoons and was a founding member of the Directors Guild of Great Britain. Sir Alan Parker took up the chair of the British Film Council in 1999.

Footsteps (short, 1974), Our Cissy (short, 1974), Bugsy Malone (1976), Midnight Express (1977), Fame (1979), Shoot the Moon (1981), Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982), Birdy (doc., 1984), Angel Heart (1986), Mississippi Burning (1988), Come See the Paradise (1989), The Commitments (1990), The Road to Wellville (1993), Evita (1996), Angela’s Ashes (1999), The Life օf David Gale (2002).