The Double


2013, U.K., 93 Minutes, R, English
Saturday, February 25, 2017 – 5:30 PM


Special Guest: Production Designer David Crank (W&M ’82)
Hosted By: Kevin Flanagan (W&M ’06)

A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a horrific turn with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his personality opposite – confident, charismatic and seductive with women. Production Designer David Crank (W&M ’82) will be present for a Q&A session directly after the film.



Production Designer, The Double

David Crank (W&M ’82) is the Emmy-winning art director and production designer for almost 30 major projects, including Water for Elephants, the John Adams series, There Will Be Blood, and Hannibal. After receiving his undergraduate degree from William & Mary in 1982, he received a MFA from Carnegie-Mellon. David worked on regional theater productions for a decade before transitioning to film. In 2011 he received the Leslie Cheek Medal from William & Mary, an award honoring outstanding artistic achievement.



Dr. Kevin M. Flanagan (W&M ’06) is Visiting Lecturer in English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He has published essays in Critical Quarterly, Framework, Adaptation, and the Journal of British Cinema and Television, as well as in numerous academic anthologies and reference books. He was the co-curator of the June 2016 “Architecture on TV” season of screenings at the British Film Institute’s National Film Theatre, and is currently co-editing a dossier for the journal Screen on traditions of architectural experience and popularization on British television.  He is a co-founder of the media events company Content Productions.

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