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War Game DVD cover
War Game Giveaway

Five copies of "War Game"
up for grabs!

"War Game" has just been released on
DVD by the fine folks at Revelation Films,
and to celebrate, The Hound has five
copies to give away!

It's 1914, and Britain is at war. Around the
country young men heed the rallying call to
arms and p
als Will, Freddie, Billy and Lacey
are amongst those who sign themselves away
to the trenches, unaware and unprepared for
the horrors that lie ahead. As their world
disintergrates around them, so a sliver of
solace is found on Christmas morning, when
for one remarkable moment friend and foe
put down their weapons and emerge from
the squalour to partake in a game
of football....

"War Game" is based on true events from the
First World War. It's an Illuminated Films
production, adapted from the award-winning
book by Michael Foreman. The film is
produced by Iain Harvey (When the Wind Blows), and directed by Dave Unwin (Father Christmas).

To enter the DVD draw, simply send us an
email with the subject heading "War Game Giveaway". Your email should include
your full name and contact address, including postcode/zip.

The closing date for entries is Monday,
August 1st 2005.

Five winning submissions will be drawn at
random after the closing date, and winners
notified by email.

The Giveaway has now closed.
Thanks to everyone who took part!

  Pictures from War Game


    War Game winners!

M O'Neill, Corby                   AM Vladar, Chalfont St Peter
 J Badmington, Amersham       M Leighton, Shipley
 S Crane, Shrewsbury


The Hound says...
    "War Game" seems to have slipped under the radar for many, but is unforgettable
    for those who have discovered it previously, during it's Christmas 2003 broadcast,
    or on the festival circuit, where it has garnered many deserved awards. Illuminated's
    Iain Harvey previously produced When the Wind Blows, and "War Game" is built
    on a similar foundation. We watch as our young "heroes" progress from the golden
    fields of England, to the shock and awe of the trenches. This is, essentially, a
    childrens' film so the visuals are restrained, but by the end of our tale we are left
    in no doubt of the horror as we peer through black smoke and a wall of orange fire,
    before our friends are led "over the top", to dissolve into charcoal outlines, and in
    to history...

   Revelation's DVD release includes:

   • "War Game" presented in 16:9 widescreen, and 5.1 surround

   • Commentaries by Michael Foreman, Iain Harvey and Dave Unwin

   • Interviews with Michael Foreman, Iain Harvey and Dave Unwin

   • Line tests

   • Original character sheets

   • Promotional reel for the sequel "War Boy"



      Prizes go to the first five correct entries drawn after the closing date.

 Winners agree to having their names and country of location included on this web site. 

 Names and addresses of entrants will not be disclosed to any third parties, or used for
        any marketing purposes.

The DVD prizes available are Region 2 PAL discs, compatible with UK machines. Please check
        you can play these discs before entering the competition.

 Sorry, but we can not replace faulty or incompatible discs.

War Game is rated PG in the United Kingdom.

Parents: If entering for your children, please check the suitability of this title before submitting your entry.

      Kids: Please check the suitability of this title with your parents before
submitting your entry.

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