added: 18 Nov 2012 // by: Film-News.co.uk Newsdesk
Stella Artois is supporting the UK red carpet premiere of ‘Sightseers’, a pitch black comedy which documents one couple’s tempestuous journey across the British Isles in their beloved Abbey Oxford caravan. The night which will see the country’s number one premium lager brand* partner with STUDIOCANAL and Picturehouse Cinemas, also includes an exclusive pre-drinks reception for all guests.
The exclusive premiere will take place at the London Transport Museum on Monday 26th and movie enthusiasts can enter the competition via the Stella Artois UK Facebook page – the online home of the Stella Artois Cannes Cinema Club, a unique online hub bringing to life great moments in film.
To be in with a chance of winning, fans can click on a dedicated tab at the top of the Stella Artois UK Facebook page that will direct them to a short entry form and multiple choice questions. They will then be entered into a prize draw that will be live from Friday 16thNovember and run until midday on Tuesday 20th November. The winners will be drawn and notified by Friday 23rd November.
Produced by the brilliant Edgar Wright and written by its cast, ‘Sightseers’ is the third film from award-winning director Ben Wheatley, which follows Chris, played by Steve Oram, as he takes to the road to show Tina (Alice Lowe) his world from the Ribblehead Viaduct to the Kewsick Pencil Museum and beyond. As events begin to conspire against the couple, and litterbugs, noisy teenagers and Tina’s meddling mother begin take their toll, it’s not long before their dream begins to crumble, sending Chris and those who dare to cross him into a whirlwind of doom.
The Stella Artois bursary scheme kicked off with a UK preview of Bart Layton’s highly anticipated real-life thriller ‘The Imposter’, and was followed by an exclusive screening of ‘Shut Up and Play the Hits’, a film that follows LCD Soundsystem’s frontman, James Murphy, through his final showdown gig at Madison Square Gardens. The latest preview took place inSeptember, with futuristic action thriller ‘Looper’, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis.