This year 190 lucky people have the opportunity to attend an exclusive film preview during Seniors Week 2018 for free.
We are presenting much-loved actor Robert Redford’s final film, The Old Man and the
Thanks to Palace Cinemas, Raine Square, our lucky winners will be spoilt as they enjoy cinema reimagined in the new cinemas in the city.
Each leather seat reclines and offers a small sliding table, the screens and audio are state of the art and if you haven’t been before this is your opportunity to experience this brand-new facility.
Included in your ticket is a delicious snack pack including water, popcorn, and a handmade choc bomb.
Academy Award winner Robert Redford has played many charisma-laden rebels and renegades in his expansive career – the sharpshooting train burglar in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid or the con artist in the classic caper The Sting – and he now brings the legend of Forrest Tucker to life in his final acting role.
The Old Man and the Gun is inspired by the true story of career robber, Forrest Tucker. Tucker only ever had one occupation, but it was one he was unusually gifted at and pursued with unabashed joy. It just happened to be bank robbing.
In the early 1980s, as a septuagenarian, Tucker embarked on a final legend-making spree of heists with his Over-the-Hill Gang, a posse of older bandits who employed smooth charm over aggression to make off with millions.
He never stopped defying age, expectations, or rules – he made his twilight the pinnacle of his life of crime. If the sole art form he knew was robbery, he was darned if he wasn’t going to try to perfect it, no matter how elusive the dream.
The film opens on his 17th successful escape – at the age of 70. Tucker and his crew continue an unprecedented string of bank robberies that confound the authorities and enchant the public.
It also stars Academy Award winner Casey Affleck as Detective John Hunt who becomes captivated with Tucker’s commitment to his craft. Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek is Jewel, who the charming Tucker meets and falls for. Accomplices include Teddy, played by Danny Glover and Waller played by Tom Waits.
The Old Man and the Gun is a charming, beautifully crafted film about what it means to live a life.
Thanks to our partner AGL – it’s gas plus a whole lot more… we are pleased to celebrate Seniors Week and present these very special screenings of Robert Redford’s final film
Old Man and the Gun.
Win Win Win
To be in the draw to win one of 95 double passes to the AGL Seniors Week Film Festival
for an exclusive preview screening of The Old Man and the Gun at Palace Cinemas
Simply fill in the form below or write to AGL Seniors Week Film Festival C/- Have a Go News – PO Box 1042,
West Leederville 6901.
Please include your name, address, email address, and phone number in your entry.
Competition closes 31/10/18.
NB – Ticket winners need to be available for either session.
Please include phone numbers so we can call you.
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