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Glassland

Glassland Buy this film here.

Sometimes Hope Begins With Sacrifice

John (Jack Reynor) lives with his mother Jean (Toni Collette) in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager living as a nocturnal taxi driver. John returns home one morning after work to find his mother unconscious after overdosing on alcohol. This is not the first time John has found her in this state. Jean needs professional help but John has no savings, no insurance, and nobody to turn to. The only extra income he has is from some petty criminal jobs that he carries out in his taxi at night.

Jean violently rejects John?s attempts for help as well as his intentions to unite the family as his younger brother lives in a social care home. John turns to the local social centre for help and the centre suggests a rehab clinic outside of the city that has a month-long programme, but the stay will cost eight thousand euro.

Needing money fast, John offers his services to the criminal that supplies him with extra work, but is asked if he will move to the next level. After John agrees, the money comes through and Jean moves in to the rehab centre, momentarily content. But John has to complete a task that will change him and his family?s lives forever.

We have 3 copies of this DVD to give away (Region 2).  To be in with a chance of winning click here and answer the entry question (entering means you agree to our Terms and Conditions).
Closing Date: 1 Sep 2015

 

1864

1864 Buy this film here.

Mmmmm Danish!

To celebrate the release of the hugely anticipated Danish drama 1864 on Blu-ray & DVD from Monday June 8th, were giving 3 lucky winners the chance to win a Blu-Ray box set! The release follows the eight-part series broadcast in BBC Fours coveted Saturday night slot (from May 16th), and its finale at the Nordicana festival (June 6th/7th) in London, which will feature appearances from the producers and cast.

Following the huge success of Nordic television exports The Killing, Borgen and The Bridge, 1864 features one of the highest profile Scandinavian casts ever assembled. Reuniting Borgens Sidse Babett Knudsen and Pilou Asbaek (Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg and spin doctor Kasper Jull) on-screen for the first time, alongside Soren Malling (Sarah Lunds partner Jan Meyer in the first season of The Killing and journalist Torben Friis in Borgen), Lars Mikkelsen (One of Denmarks best-loved actors, starring in both The Killing and Borgen, he most recently played Francis Underwoods Political nemesis Petrov in Season 3 of House Of Cards) and four of the hottest young Scandi actors, all tipped for big things on the international stage Jakob Oftebro (animal rights activist Mads in The Bridge Season 2), Jens Stter-Lassen, Marie Tourell Sderberg and Sarah-Sofie Boussnina.

Danish Broadcaster DRs most expansive project to date, 1864 is a truly epic and highly cinematic historical drama depicting some of the bloodiest battles in European history.

1864 is released on DVD & Blu-Ray on Monday 8th June
Nordicana Festival will take place at the Troxy in London on 6th / 7th June, tickets available here: www.Nordicana2015.com

We have 3 copies of this blu-ray to give away (Region 2).  To be in with a chance of winning click here and answer the entry question (entering means you agree to our Terms and Conditions).
Closing Date: 1 Jul 2015

 

 

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  • Entry to the competition is open strictly to UK residents only who are members of this site (membership is free so why not join?) You must be at least 18 years of age.

  • The closing date for entries is as stated.

  • Entries for all competitions are accepted, but only one entry per competition per member.

  • Entries for multiple competitions must be on separate entry forms (i.e. don't jumble all your answers into one entry box to save yourself time - you'll only be entering one competition and I'll probably delete that entry as well!)

  • All DVD prizes are in PAL format (Region 2), unless stated otherwise with no alternative offered (although we reserve the right to swap it for another prize if we have problems getting the prize offered).

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  • No correspondence regarding winners etc. will be entered into, although a list of winners will be published on the site shortly after the winners are confirmed. This information will also be pubished in the newsletter.

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