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Win a Pair of tickets to a Special preview screening of Love & Friendship
Followed by a Q&A with Director Whit Stillman

  • Date:  6.00pm, 22 May 2016
  • Venue: IFI, Temple Bar

The Irish Film & Television Academy have a pair of tickets for Love & Friendship on Sunday, May 22nd at 6pm. To be in with a chance to win simply answer the question below.

Before he embarked on filming Love & Friendship in Dublin last year, Oscar nominated writer and director Whit Stillman gave IFTA Academy Members an insight into his work, his distinctive style, and themes in a special In Conversation With Event on February 3rd, 2015

An adaptation of Jane Austen’s Lady Susan, Love & Friendship sees Whit Stillman transpose his urbane, ironic brand of humour to 18th century England with delightful results. The recently widowed Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale), a scheming, self-interested manipulator, comes to stay with her in-laws, Catherine and Charles Vernon, at their country estate, primarily for the purposes of securing her financial future through a match with Catherine’s eligible younger brother, a plan which come unstuck with the surprise arrival of her daughter.

Whit Stillman is best known for his 1990 film Metropolitan, which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and his 1998 romantic drama The Last Days of Disco. After graduating from Harvard in 1973, Stillman began working as an editorial assistant at Doubleday in New York City and has written for The Village Voice, Harper’s, The Guardian, El Pais, Vogue, and other publications. Faber and Faber published the first two screenplays as BARCELONA & METROPOLITAN: Tales of Two Cities (Faber and Faber, 1995). His fourth film, Damsels in Distress, was released in 2011, premiering out of competition as the closing film at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. Love & Friendship premiered in January 2016 at the Sundance Film Festival.

TO WIN: simply answer the following question, and send your answer here with your contact number.
Q: What other film has Whit Stillman, Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny teamed up on?

Please send all entries by 6pm Thursday 19th May to be in with a chance to win!!

With thanks to Wildcard Distrubtion