Death of a Superhero

  |  Book Tickets: 17/02/2012
  |  98 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Irish teen drama starring Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster adapted from the novel of the same name by Anthony McCarten. Donald (Brodie-Sangster) is a 15-year-old misfit who is not only struggling with the demands of being a young adolescent in Dublin but also with the harsh reality of his own mortality. Being diagnosed with leukaemia has forced Donald to consider death more than the average teen and in attempt to gain control and order over his chaotic life he uses his imagination and creative talents to draw himself into a comic where he is the invincible hero. With the help of a famous therapist, Dr. King (Serkis), he learns to come to terms with his finitude and finds new hope in the relationship he forms with the new girl at school, Shelly (Aisling Loftus).