Edinburgh International Film Festival Opening Night Gala + hotel stay


The Illusionist

Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist

Win tickets for the Edinburgh International Film Festival Opening Night Gala, plus a hotel room with a castle view!

Sight & Sound is proud to support the 2010 Edinburgh Film Festival which begins on Wednesday 16 June with the Opening Night Gala screening of The Illusionist – a UK premiere of Sylvain Chomet’s new animated feature.

Based on a script by Jacques Tati, the film centres on a struggling illusionist and his young travelling companion who sincerely believes in his magical abilities.

We are delighted to offer one lucky reader a pair of tickets to the 6:30pm Gala screening – and thanks to the generosity of festival partner Mercure Hotels, the winner and their guest will be provided with one night’s accommodation with a castle view at the Mercure Edinburgh Point Hotel. (See terms and conditions below.)

To be in with a chance of winning, please the correct answer to the following question by Monday 14 June, 10am and include a contactable telephone number:

Q. In Sylvain Chomet’s 2003 film ‘Belleville Rendez-vous’ the lead character is a champion of which sport?

A. Tennis

B. Horse-racing

C. Cycling

Winners will be picked at random and notified on Monday 14th June.

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Terms and conditions

The hotel stay is valid for Wednesday 16 June 2010 only. Prize includes one-night B&B and is based on two people sharing a twin or double room. Prize is non-transferable. Employees and members of their immediate families of Accor hotels are ineligible to enter.

See our standard terms and conditions

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Last Updated: 25 Jun 2010