The Number 23

Titan Film Series to Present The Number 23

May 17, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University’s Titan Film Series will sponsor the presentation of psychological thriller The Number 23 on Friday, May 18. The film, free and open to the public, will be shown at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at the Hansen Student Center (300 Beecher St., Bloomington).

Directed by Joel Schumacher, The Number 23 stars Jim Carrey as Walter Sparrow, a man who develops an obsession with the number 23 after reading an obscure book he comes to believe is based on his own life.  Increasingly paranoid, Sparrow has trouble distinguishing his own reality from the story of the book’s main character, Detective Fingerling, putting Sparrow’s wife, played by Virginia Madsen, in danger.

The Number 23 is rated R.  For additional information, contact of the Office of Student Activities (OSA) at (309) 556-3850 or browse the OSA Web site:

Contact: Teresa Sherman, (309) 556-3181