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Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute & Society

Reel Deal I - No Country for Old Men

“’No Country for Old Men’…will feed many a nightmare … is purgatory for the squeamish and the easily spooked. For formalists – those moviegoers sent into raptures by tight editing, nimble camera work and faultless sound design – it’s pure heaven.” – A. O. Scott, The New York Times.
Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

Date/Time: Sunday, October 19, 2009, 1 – 3 PM.
Place: Bloomfield Twp. Library, corner of Telegraph and Lone Pine

“Director’s Chair” facilitator: Donna Learmont, Ph.D., local award winning film instructor and scholar

Psychoanalyst: Marc Rosen, Ph.D., noted psychoanalyst and film instructor at the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute

Participants will learn:

1) Perspectives on the inter-relationship of violence and culture in the US
2) A view and discussion of the psychopathic personality and its vicissitudes
3) A discussion of the existential meaning and appeal of the culture of violence in the US to film audiences.