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Film evening: Room

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Article by Anne van Oorschot

room-movie-poster-2015On Friday evening, March 18th, nine TIC members met at Cinecitta, the lovely art house theater in the Willem II Straat in Tilburg. We had chosen to see Room, a recent Oscar winning film about a woman and her young son, Jack, who live in captivity in a small garden shed. The woman was kidnapped as a 17 year old and has lived in this small Room for 7 years. To shield her 5 year old son from the reality of their captivity, she tells him that the Room is the entire world. When they do manage to get out, the real world proves the biggest challenge of all.  

After the film, while a few people were going to leave right away, we talked most members into staying for  a drink to chat about what we had just seen. While one would expect a film with this subject matter to be horrifying, it wasn’t really. Why not? We decided it was because the story was primarily told from Jack’s viewpoint, and he had never experienced Room as something frightening.

We’ll plan another movie night soon and hope you’ll join us. While the film we’ll see isn’t known, it will be sure to be part of an fun and interesting evening.  

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