Ethics through fiction and film: Bronson

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The Oxford Character Project will be discussing the film Bronson as part of a new series of 'Ethics through fiction and film'. This event is currently scheduled for 1st December 2020.

What can great books and films teach us about moral complexity and the human experience? How do creative genres engage, provoke, or challenge our values or vision in ways that abstract philosophical analysis cannot? What can we learn from each other by reading books and watching films together? These are the questions that animate the Oxford Character Project’s Ethics through Fiction and Film initiative, which meets each term to discuss novels and films that prompt moral reflection and raise complex ethical questions.

On the evening of Tuesday 1st December 2020, we will be joined by Dr Jamie Bennett, a Deputy Director of HM Prison & Probation Service and a Research Associate with the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford. We will view and discuss director Nicolas Winding Refn's film, Bronson, a biopic of the life of the man often described as Britain's most violent criminal.

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[Content advisory: This film is rated 18 for for violent and disturbing content, graphic nudity, sexuality and language.]