Saturday, September 27, 2014

Megaworld Lifestyle Malls invites all movie-lovers to witness another inspiring tale of heroism and true love this September as it brings to the big-screen The Railway Man.

The British-Australian war film featuring a powerhouse cast that includes Jeremy Irvine, Stellan Skarsgård and Academy Award winners Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman will be shown exclusively at the world-class and state-of-the-art cinemas of Eastwood City, Lucky Chinatown and Newport Mall at Resorts World Manila beginning September 24, 2014.

Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky (Gettin’ Square and Burning Man) and co-written by the award-winning British novelist and screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, The Railway Man is based on the bestselling autobiography of the same name by Eric Lomax.

Shot mostly in Scotland, the film offers a realistic yet touching portrayal of the horrifying ordeal of Eric Lomax (Firth), a former British Army officer who was tortured at a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II.

Still hunted by his terrifying wartime experiences decades later, Lomax together with his wife (Kidman) and best friend Finlay (Skarsgård), set out on a journey to go after one of his captors who had escaped prosecution as a war criminal. As he confronts his tormentor, Lomax finally buries the ghosts of his tormented past and rediscovers his life.

After its successful premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Festival, The Railway Man has since received acclaim from film critics and has likewise earned very good ratings on movie review aggregators including Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

The film was also greatly received in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada with leading publications such as The Daily Guardian, The Globe and Mail and the Montreal Gazette heaping praises to the movie particularly to the stellar performance of its lead cast.

Those looking to watch The Railway Man can head over to the Eastwood, Lucky Chinatown and Newport Cinemas. Moviegoers can also buy their tickets for Newport Cinemas online by visiting

They can also avail of the Lucky Chinatown and Newport Cinemas Movie Card. Available in P200, P300 and P500 denominations at Newport Cinemas, and P200 and P300 at Lucky Chinatown, the card is valid for one year and can be used conveniently to redeem tickets at the booth any time, any day.

For more information on exclusive screening of The Railway Man, please call the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Concierge at 709­0888 or 709­9888, or visit

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