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Movie: 'Cloud Atlas' starring Bae Doo-na -- Win tickets and more!

  • Nov 1, 2012 · 6:30 PM
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UPDATE 10/25: Showtime and venue have been announced: 7 p.m. at AMC Van Ness 14.

Note: Showtime is 7 p.m. Running time is 164 minutes. We'll meet in the lobby beforehand, and anyone who has trouble finding the venue or the group can call Alby at[masked]-5971.

Bae Doo-na ("The Host," "Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance") shares the screen with Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugh Grant in "Cloud Atlas," a sci-fi/fantasy adventure drama adaptation of David Mitchell's 2004 novel that's the latest from the makers of the "Matrix" trilogy and "Run Lola Run."

To mark Ms. Bae's turn on the international stage, we'll be awarding two free tickets through a Twitter-based contest (see the bottom of this event listing for details) and raffling off movie tie-in posters, T-shirts, journals and ticket vouchers (see image below) on the day of the event.  No additional purchase necessary.  (Geez, I sound like a cereal box ...)


For those who wish to purchase a discount ticket(s), send $8 per person through PayPal to albertleelim [at] hotmail [dot] com, designating the payment as a gift or payment for services. Refunds to those who cancel by 5 p.m., Oct. 31.

Synopsis: A British conman/composer in 1930s Belgium.  An American newswoman sniffing out a nuclear conspiracy in the 1970s.  A Korean clone who gains sentience in a dystopian future.  Across centuries and oceans and realities, the destinies of these and other figures converge.

Trailer here:

We'll meet and greet over dinner afterward.  Join us!


1. Tweet a comment about "Cloud Atlas" that includes the hashtags #CloudAtlas and #DoonaBae.  (One entry per person.)

Examples of eligible Tweets include:

"The thespian stylings of #DoonaBae in #CloudAtlas shall make for a splendiferous evening indeed."


"Yo #CloudAtlas with #DoonaBae gon be hot son!"

(And no, you can't use either of those.)

2. Post the URL for your Tweet to the comments section of this event listing.  (If you don't know how to, consult the Twitter Help Center.)

3. The winner(s) of the free tickets will be chosen at random from among the eligible Tweets on the evening of Oct. 31.

4. This event is cross-hosted among multiple Meetups, so the winner may not come from the Meetup under which you RSVP'd.

5. If the winner(s) of the free tickets has also prepurchased discount tickets, the prepayment will be refunded.

6. If the first winner selected has a +1, that winner will receive both tickets.  (A +1 must be indicated prior to the cutoff time: 5 p.m., Oct. 31.)  Otherwise, the second ticket will be awarded to another attendee at random.

7. The winner(s) must be present (i.e., attend the event) to collect the tickets.  In case of a no-show or cancellation, the tickets will be awarded to other attendees at random.

8. The winner(s) of the tickets will also be eligible for the raffle giveaway.

This event is cross-hosted with The Red Lantern: Bay Area Asian Cinephiles and San Francisco Korean Social Group.

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    And the winners of the Twitter ticket giveaway contest are -- Cathy and Kelly C of The Red Lantern: Bay Area Asian Cinephiles!

    October 31, 2012

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    Prepurchases are closed.

    October 31, 2012

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    The movie swag is in! See event listing for details and photo. And once again, don't forget to enter our Twitter-based ticket giveaway contest (also see event listing).

    October 28, 2012

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    UPDATE 10/25: Showtime and venue have been announced: 7 p.m. at AMC Van Ness 14.

    October 25, 2012

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