A true story of one of the most daring raids in British military history, Elia Kazan’s heartfelt and sentimental first feature, Hal Ashby’s compelling and emotional tale of love and loss, and a Robert Altman comedy starring Sandy Dennis, Cher and Karen Black is what we’ve got up for grabs in this month’s prize giveaway!

The Cockleshell Heroes is the true WWII story of one of the most daring raids in British military history. A team of Royal Marines are sent on a perilous mission to infiltrate and destroy an impregnable harbour in German-occupied France.

Director Elia Kazan‘s first film, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn shows that the filmmaker’s great empathy for his characters was already quite evident at this early juncture, and this endures as one of the most moving Hollywood dramas of the 1940s.

Perhaps the most compelling picture ever made about the shattering aftermath of the Vietnam War. Coming Home earned eight Academy Award nominations and won three for Best Actress (Jane Fonda), Actor (Jon Voight), and Original Screenplay.

After directing a celebrated New York stage production of Ed Graczyk’s Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, legendary filmmaker Robert Altman, gave the play the full cinematic treatment. Actresses Sandy DennisCherKaren Black, and Kathy Bates all reprised their stage roles, and the results are a magical convergence of theatre and film.

There’s 3 sets of these fantastic films up for grabs. To enter, simply follow one (or more) of the instructions in the box below. Competition closes at midday 16 August 2019 (BST). Terms and Conditions apply.

Good luck!


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