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The Sea (Ciaran Hinds) - Preview

The Sea

Preview by Jack Foley

TO celebrate the DVD release of The Sea on June 23, 2014, we’re giving away a DVD of the film to three lucky winners.

Art historian Max Morden (Ciarán Hinds – Munich, Rome) returns to the sleepy seaside resort where he spent summers as a child after losing his wife (Sinéad Cusack – winner of Best Supporting Actress at IFTAs).

Max lodges at a boarding house he once frequented, where frosty proprietor Miss Vavasour (Charlotte Rampling, The Verdict, The Duchess), and eccentric resident Blunden (Karl Johnson, The Illusionist, Rome), now reside. Before long – and despite protestations from his daughter Clare (Ruth Bradley, Grabbers, Primeval) – Max revisits the ghosts of his past.

Based on the Man Booker prize-winning novel by John Banville, The Sea is a haunting, uplifting, meditation on the human condition – at times elegiac, poetic, and nostalgic. A story of memory, love, loss, regret… and the persistent possibility of rebirth.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question:

Q. Who is the author of the award-winning novel The Sea?

A) Dan Brown
B) Hunter S. Thompson
C) John Banville

Simply send the answer to The Sea competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email