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Q: Release date+Info on the movie "Downfall" in England ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
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Subject: Release date+Info on the movie "Downfall" in England
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Movies and Film
Asked by: well0placed0comma-ga
List Price: $4.00
Posted: 27 Mar 2005 10:16 PST
Expires: 26 Apr 2005 11:16 PDT
Question ID: 501062
Could anybody please tell me when the movie Downfall (nominated best
Foreign Language Film) is released in England.
In addition, could you give me details about it's distrubtion. For
instance, is it being picked up by UCI/Showcase Cinemas? If not being
released in mainstream threatres please provide information concerning
the nearest threatres to Dudley/Wolverhampton, including approximate
costs as well as dates.

Thank you very much to anybody who answers this question, I've been
searching for nearly 10 minutes (a long time for a student) and I
can't find the details so it is very much appreciated. ^_^
Answer  
Subject: Re: Release date+Info on the movie "Downfall" in England
Answered By: leli-ga on 28 Mar 2005 02:32 PST
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
 
Hi well0placed0comma-ga

I'm afraid "Downfall" is only going on limited release, and you'll
have to go to Birmingham to see it. It's probably near-impossible to
get a ticket for the 30 March preview at the Electric Cinema, and the
first public showing isn't until 15 April. (4 per ticket for
concessions. Times not yet announced.)

You'd have to go to London to see it on 1 April, its official release date.

A few UGC cinemas are showing it, and it may be worth contacting UGC
for further information and/or watching their website for updates.

You could also contact the distributors, Momentum Pictures.
(Their website didn't work well for me, but you may have more luck.)

I'll put everything useful I could find below. 

Hope you get to see the film without too much travelling and expense!

Best wishes - Leli


Birmingham
==========

The Electric
Friday April 15th to Thurs 21st: Times TBC	 
Downfall (15) 
47-49 Station Street
6 standard seating
4 concessions
10 per person per sofa seat (min 2 persons, no concession)
http://www.theelectric.co.uk/


On 30 March, History Channel will be hosting exclusive preview
screenings of Downfall in London, Birmingham, Manchester and
Edinburgh.
http://www.thehistorychannel.co.uk/site/events/full_details/event_31.php


UGC
===

1 April - Downfall
http://www.ugccinemas.co.uk/cinematheque/Cinematheque.jgi?FILM=83247&FILMPART=4133

UGC by cinema
http://www.ugccinemas.co.uk/reservation/ChoixResa.jgi?TYPE=cinema


London
======

Downfall (15)
(Momentum Pictures)
Odeon Covent Gdn. 
UGCs Haymarket & Fulham Rd. 
Curzon Soho 
Curzon Mayfair 
Gate, Ritzy & Key Cities
http://www.launchingfilms.com/cgi-bin/releases.pl?type=current&sort=date&show=0504
Phoenix
http://www.phoenixcinema.co.uk/films/whatsshowing/Phoenix%20mar-apr05%20v-3.pdf

Odeon Covent Garden tickets are 9 in the evening, half that before 2 p.m.

Momentum Pictures
http://www.momentumpictures.co.uk/

Searches:

downfall  "limited release"
://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=downfall++%22limited+release%22&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountryUK%7CcountryGB

downfall film   "1 april"
://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=downfall+film+++%221+april&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountryUK%7CcountryGB

downfall film   distributors
://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=downfall+film+++distributors&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountryUK%7CcountryGB

downfall film   birmingham
://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=downfall+film+++birmingham&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountryUK%7CcountryGB

electric cinema   birmingham
://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=electric+cinema+++birmingham&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountryUK%7CcountryGB

Clarification of Answer by leli-ga on 28 Mar 2005 03:10 PST
I doubt if this will help, but some cinemas are giving a release date of 15 April.
None of them seem to be near you, though, unfortunately.
://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=downfall+%2215+april&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountryUK%7CcountryGB
well0placed0comma-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars
The answer was exactly what I needed, a summary of what the researcher
found as well as links to provide furthered evidence and information
regarding my question.

Comments  
Subject: Re: Release date+Info on the movie "Downfall" in England
From: omnivorous-ga on 27 Mar 2005 12:24 PST
 
IMDB has the release date as being April 1, 2005 for the U.K.  Note
that you'll want to conduct searches under the original name,
"Untergang" or "Der Untergang":
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0363163/releaseinfo

I didn't find the U.K. distributor listed.

Best regards,

Omnivorous-GA

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