The English Patient

Oct 11, 2016

  • Venue: Coastal Theater of the Lib Jackson Studio Union (room A-110) at Coastal Carolina University
  • Address: 100 Chanticleer Dr E, Conway, SC 29528
  • Time: 5:00 PM

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly burned plane crash victim in this 1996 film. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. After the screening, Tripthi Pillai, associate professor of English at CCU, provides the historical context for the film and leads a discussion on postcolonial identity and nationalism. The screening will be held on October 11th at 5pm in The Coastal Theater of the Lib Jackson Studio Union at Coastal Carolina University.