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Win a copy of Melody


Melody was BAFTA Award-winning Director Alan Parker’s (Bugsy Malone, The Commitments, Midnight Express) debut screenplay and his first film collaboration with Producer David Puttnam (Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire). Directed by Warris Hussein it stars Mark Lester and Jack Wild (stars of the 1968 musical film adaptation of Oliver!) alongside Tracy Hyde making her acting debut aged just 11.

Melody is the wonderfully nostalgic, funny and touching story of childhood based around romance between 11-year-olds Daniel and Melody who, despite their age and the objections of their families and Daniel’s best friend Ornshaw, are determined to get married. Alan Parker sets a fledgling Romeo and Juliet romance against the backdrop of a 1970s London comprehensive school and tells this innocent story of growing-up, first-love and youthful rebellion entirely from the children’s point of view.

Since its original release in 1971 Melody has been seen all over the world and has become a cult favourite. In the US, Director Wes Anderson loved MELODY so much he used it as the inspiration for his film “Moonrise Kingdom” and in Mexico Director Alfonso Cuaron saw the film as a child and says it was one of the films that inspired him to become a filmmaker.

Melody is released on DVD, Blu-ray and EST on 8th May2017 from Studiocanal as part of their Vintage Classics Collection – showcasing iconic British films, all fully restored and featuring brand new extra content:

Available on DVD and Blu-ray from 8th May 2017 as part of Vintage Classics

Competition Closes: 4 June 2017

Competition closing date

Sunday, 4 June 2017 - 11:59pm

Competition prize

To win 1 of 5 copies of Melody DVD; simply answer the question below:-


Sue Stevenson, Rose Stephenson, Abigail Edkins, John Prendergast and Jason Wills

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to all our winners!

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