*** GIVEAWAY CLOSED ***
Winner is Michelle Vamvas
On Anzac Day 2006, the Beaconsfield mine in Tasmania collapsed.
Todd Russell and Brant Webb were enclosed nearly 1000 metres underground, trapped in a space so small, they couldn’t sit up straight.
Todd and Brant survived the mine collapse, which killed their mate Larry. After discovering the two men were alive, the search became a dramatic rescue mission. Colleagues worked tirelessly, in conditions that could see another cave-in at any moment.
News outlets across the country scrambled to cover the story - it was an event Australia, and the world watched unfold with bated breath.
Beaconsfield, the telemovie, screened on Channel 9 and was watched by more than 1.6 million Australians during its broadcast. Beaconsfield recounts how these two men, with nothing in common, kept their heads together and their hope alive for 15 days and nights.
Beaconsfield also tells the story of the men’s wives, families and friends who waited anxiously above ground as co-workers worked day and night to free them.
Starring Lachy Hulme (Offspring), Shane Jacobson (Kenny), Michala Banas (McLeod’s Daughters), Cameron Daddo (Packed to the Rafters) and Steve Vizard (Fast Forward), Beaconsfield, A True Story - is available to purchase nationally.
With thanks to Madman and Haystac, I have 2 copies of Beaconsfield to giveaway.
To enter, either leave a comment here or send me an email telling me:
Which true event, would you like to see made into a film?
Terms & Conditions
- Open to Australian residents only.
- Giveaway will close on 17 September 2012.
- This is a game of skill and the judge’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered upon.
- Samelia’s Mum will take no responsibility for any delay, loss or damage to prizes sent to winners.
- Winner/s will be contacted by email.
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