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Friday, June 10, 2011

CLOSED An Interlude: Bride Flight Giveaway

I've got another little interlude for you, but again, as it is a period piece, I'm confident you won't be disappointed.

BRIDE FLIGHT is a lavish romantic drama inspired by the true story of the 1953 KLM flight that won the “Last Great Air Race” from London to Christchurch.  The flight was dubbed “Bride Flight” by the international press, because of its special passengers -- young women with wedding dresses in their suitcases, traveling to join their fiancés who had already emigrated to New Zealand. Leaving behind the gloom and scarcity of post-WWII Europe, shy but sensual farm girl Ada, dogmatic Marjorie, and Jewish fashion designer Esther are filled with hope for a future of love and freedom. Each takes a very different journey in their strange new land, but together with handsome bachelor Frank, their paths continue to cross with chance meetings resulting in adultery, betrayal and near tragedy leading up to a reunion fifty years later. Honored with Audience Awards at film festivals across the country, BRIDE FLIGHT evokes a time of slim choices and desperate optimism, with sweeping views of the New Zealand countryside, stunning period dresses, and the faint smell of Pinot Noir from the thriving vineyard Frank establishes in New Zealand.  (A Music Box Films release.)


Directed by Ben Sombogaart. 
Stars Waldemar Torenstra, Karina Smulders, Anna Drijver, Elise Schaap, Rutger Hauer, Pleuni Touw.

Screenwriter Marieke van der Pol also wrote the best-selling novel.

*** GIVEAWAY ***

In conjunction with the film's US release, I have 3 copies of the book to giveaway to 3 winners.
Plus, special bonus!   Winners also have the option of receiving 2 movie passes if they live near a participating screening city!

Since this is in coordination with the US release, this giveaway is US only, obviously.
And since the movie opens today, this is going to be a quickie giveaway, so it ends June 15th.

To enter, leave a comment stating why you want to win, and make sure I have a way to contact you!

Good luck!


  1. Not entering! I love this Dutch movie. It's fantastic. Very good. ;)

  2. I really want to read this book. It sounds very good and romantic. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

  3. i cant wait to read this! the book sounds amazing! definitely going to see the movie. thanks for the giveaway!

  4. i cant wait to read this! the book sounds amazing! definitely going to see the movie. thanks for the giveaway!

  5. I'd love to win the book
    jenhedger at hotmail dot com

  6. I haven't seen this epic romantic movie, but I can't help but to seek it out via netflix. More of these movies please.
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