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Beginners… With a Prize!


Hi, guys! We have some Beginners prizes to give away to our readers courtesy of Focus Features – a Dropcard to download Beginners: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and a copy of the book Drawings from the Film Beginners by Mike Mills.

Prize: One (1) winner will receive a Beginners prize pack; see details!

Three (3) additional winners will receive a drop card to download the soundtrack.

About the Film & Book :

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, GoranVisnjic

Directed By: Mike Mills

Written By: Mike Mills

Beginners imaginatively explores the hilarity, confusion, and surprises of love through the evolving consciousness of Oliver. Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who — following 44 years of marriage — came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal’s new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than they’d ever been able to be. Now Oliver endeavors to love Anna with all the bravery, humor, and hope that his father taught him.

The book Drawings From the Film Beginners By Mike Mills contains all the drawings which Mike Mills drew, and that Oliver (played by Ewan) works with in the film. Oliver has the unfortunate idea of creating an illustrated ‘History of Sadness’ as a record cover for the The Sads, including such episodes as: Neanderthal man realizes he’s outclassed by homo sapiens man, the pilgrims, industrialization, birth of the novel, pets in general and many more.” This volume also features a new series of drawings: an illustrated History Of Love which includes such chapters as: the first butt to attract, great lovers in film, flappers, free love’s not so easy, internal V.S. external problems and many more.

Beginners, a new comedy/drama about how deeply funny and transformative life can be, even at its most serious moments, was one of the talks of the South by Southwest Film Conference after making its U.S. premiere there in March.


To get you primed for this film, Focus Features is offering up a prize pack to one winner that includes:

– Dropcard to download the full Soundtrack
– Drawings From the Film Beginners By Mike Mills (book)

In addition three (3) winners will receive a drop card to download the soundtrack.

Prizing values:

Dropcard $12.99
Book $35.00

One (1) winner will be selected at random to win a copy of Drawings From the Film Beginners By Mike Mills, and a drop card to download the film’s OST.

Giveaway Details

Just “Like” (fan) the FilmoFilia Facebook page (below) and then, using the comment form below, tell us the name of your favorite Ewan McGregor movie. Please use your real name and a valid email address while using the comment form (to help me contact you if your entry turns out to be the winning one). This is a mandatory step to enter the giveaway.

The giveaway will end at 12:00 a.m. EDT on June 30, 2011, and is open only to residents of the United States and Canada.

Dont’t forget to also check out: Beginners Trailer and Poster

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