To celebrate the release of emotional POW drama THE RAILWAY MAN, we’ve got two posters to give away, signed by the actors who play Eric Lomax, the real POW upon whose memoirs the film is based: Jeremy Irvine the young Eric imprisoned in WWII, and Colin Firth the older Eric coming to terms with his harrowing experiences.

THE RAILWAY MAN opens across the UK through Lionsgate on 10th January 2014. It is directed by Jonathan Teplitzky from a script by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson, who also produces with Chris Brown and Bill Curbishley.

Based on his best-selling memoir, The Railway Man tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labour camp during World War II.  Decades later, Lomax discovers that the Japanese interpreter he holds responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him, and his haunting past.   

A powerful tale of survival, love and redemption, THE RAILWAY MAN stars Academy Award-winners Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman, with Jeremy Irvine and Stellan Skarsgård.


Don’t forget to have a read of our review right here and definitely check out our interview with Patti Lomax,  Eric’s wife, who gives us an even further insight.  The Railway Man is in cinemas tomorrow!










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