Free Film Offer - The Other Boleyn Girl


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A great opportunity to see the fabulous new film, The Other Boleyn Girl and participate in a very special event, before the film opens in cinemas on 7th March.

At the London Event on 3rd of March at Odeon Covent Garden, you will receive a copy of the novel, and there will be a drinks reception and a book signing with the author, Philippa Gregory.

The Newcastle event is on 6th March, at Cineworld Boldon - again, there will be a drinks reception, you will receive a goodybag and a copy of the book and an opportunity to get it signed by the author!

There is a charge for these tickets but ALL monies go to Breakthrough Breast Cancer charity. If this isn't near you, please do pass it on to anyone you know that may be interested and go see the film at your local cinema on 7th March!

For details of how to request tickets click on the links below.

About the film:

Based on the best-selling novel by Philippa Gregory, Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and Eric Bana bring one of history's most notorious, controversial, and influential love triangles to life in this sultry epic romance from one of Britain?s hottest directors.

When rumours begin to circulate that King Henry VIII (Eric Bana) is no longer intimate with his wife who has been unable to give him a male heir, Sir Thomas Boleyn concocts a plan to bring his family back to prominence: his daughter Anne (Natalie Portman) shall seduce the King and provide him with a son. However, the scheme goes off course when the King takes to the other Boleyn girl, Anne's younger sister and best friend Mary (Scarlett Johansson). Although married already, Mary gives in to family pressure and reluctantly provides the King with a boy, but along the way, she finds herself falling in love with the surprisingly tender monarch. Of course, this love affair is no obstacle for Anne whose hunger for the throne now overpowers her sisterly love, and she enacts a plan that eventually tears her family and her country apart while leading to her legendary demise.

Check out the website and watch the trailer:
Is there gratuitous sex in this film (artistic value of course) where the "other Boleyn Girl" does all the things her sister would not ? I'm sure in the recent BBC production (The Tudors), Henry had the the other sister first - never let history get in the way of entertaining TV of course :thumright:

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