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The Railway Man @ Cornerhouse + Social @ Knott Bar

Join us at Cornerhouse on Saturday 11th for a movie and a social...

*** This film is being shown in the smallest screen so buying your ticket in advance is advised ***

The Railway Man - This powerful true story is based on the best-selling memoirs of World War II veteran Eric Lomax. While serving in the British army, Lomax was taken prisoner by Japanese troops, tortured by the army and forced to work as a slave labourer constructing railways. The Railway Man is an inspirational story of his journey towards forgiving his captors for their brutal actions. Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.

• When to meet...

Meet at 3.00 - Boris [masked]) is hosting. Take his number with you in case you can't find the group!

• Where to meet...

Meet near the downstairs bar at Cornerhouse → [click here] for a picture of the meeting point.

And you'll get a 10% discount if you mention you're with the group when buying your ticket!

• Plus a Social @ Knott Bar from 5.45! Following the film we'll be having a social at Knott Bar, which is 10 mins from the cinema on Deansgate, just across the road from Deansgate Station (M3 4LY). We usually reserve some tables at the back of the ground floor, so why not pop along?

Whether you're coming for the film, the social or both, just RSVP yes so we know approximate numbers. Thanks ;-)

New Member? Everybody is welcome and there are new members every week so please do come along!

Any questions, just email us :-) Hope to see you there!

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  • Russell L.

    Brilliant film will worth watching and also in good company as well really enjoyed it

    January 12, 2014

  • Sarah B.

    My friend had a change of plans so I just saw the film and left. Hopefully meet you another time

    January 12, 2014

  • soraia

    Sorry that I missed yesterday the film...hope to see you in the next one.

    January 12, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey I hope everyone enjoyed the movie who went. I did go with a friend, but we felt a bit awkward coming over to a big group so just did our own thing. We thought we would go to the get together afterwards but neither of us actually liked the movie that much so figured meeting up with everyone just to say 'we thought that movie was cr&p' wasn't the best move! :D

    Maybe we'll do better at the next one! :D

    January 11, 2014

  • Athena

    This was a very moving account of a a man's struggle to come to terms with the horrific treatment he received as a Japanese prisoner of war and how through love and compassion he learned to forgive his torturer and heal himself. Excellent acting by Colin Firth and the actor who played the young Eric. I am not so sure Nicole Kidman was a good choice as Eric'swife.

    1 · January 11, 2014

  • Jeannine C.

    Couldn't make it today and I'd bought my ticket. :-( Ran into a friend and lost track of time. Maybe next time. :-)

    January 11, 2014

  • Boris

    Just got my ticket and was told that there are 40 seats available for screen 3 at 3:20. We should be ok, unless a large group decides to watch our film at the same time... see you at 3.00!

    January 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, can't make it tomorrow. I look forward to the next one.

    January 10, 2014

  • Joe C.

    I don't think I can make the film but I will try and join you for the social.

    January 10, 2014

  • georgina b.

    Hi, just joined this group. Would love to see the film this Saturday, unfortunately I have other plans already. I look forward to when I can make it and to meeting everyone.

    January 10, 2014

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