Entertainment Hive 2019

Win tickets to The Merger

In the tradition of  The Castle  and  Ali’s Wedding, one of Australia’s most popular comedians, Damian  Callinan adapts his entertaining and topical stage play, The Merger for the big screen. Entertainment Hive has five double passes to giveaway to the Adelaide preview screening of The Merger at Wallis Mitcham on Monday, September 3, thanks to Umbrella Entertainment. Bodgy Creek is a struggling town. The drought won’t let up, jobs are scarce after the mill was shut down, and the  footy team looks like it will have to merge with another club or fold. Living a hermit-like existence on the town’s  fringe, former football star turned ‘Town Killer’ Troy Carrington (Damian Callinan), is coaxed into rescuing the  team after striking up an unlikely friendship with young Neil (Raffety Grierson) who is struggling with the recent  loss of his father. Teaming up with Neil’s mum Angie (Kate MulvanyThe Great Gatsby) who runs a nearby refugee support  centre, they unite to recruit the new arrivals to save the team and take the community on a journey of change.  But for some, like Neil’s grandfather and Club President, Bull (fan-favourite,  John HowardSeaChange) and  ‘star’ player Carpet Burn (Angus McLarenHotel Mumbai), it’s more change than they’re willing to take. With a winning cast including  Penny Cook  (A Country Practice),  Nick Cody  (Please Like Me),  Zenia Starr  (Hotel Mumbai),  Aaron GocsSahil Saluja  (Tomorrow, When the War Began),  Ben Knight  (The Warriors),  Stephen Hunter  (The Hobbit) and  Fayssal Bazzi  (Peter Rabbit),  The Merger  is a hilarious and heart-felt  comedy from the team who brought you  Backyard Ashes. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwxhEp-CtnI THE MERGER - in cinemas September 6 Email:honeypot@entertainmenthive.com.au in the subject add the prize name and remember to leave your name, address and phone number.
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