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"Along with the expected Battle of the Box Office Dinosaurs, every truly successful summer movie seasons needs an underdog, a modest movie that has the heart and soul most of the big budget blockbusters just don't seem to have.
This summer already has that film: The Flying Scotsman."
  John Black, Boston Now

"...this is an impressively directed, sharply written and superbly acted film that tells a fascinating and emotionally gripping story." Matthew Turner DVD NewsOn sale from 18 September 2007, order your North America Region 1 DVD of The Flying Scotsman at our shop - The Flying Scotsman Shop - North America and pre-order the Region 2 DVD for the UK and Europe for delivery from 5 November 2007 at The Flying Scotsman Shop on Amazon




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The Flying Scotsman was given a general release in New Zealand on 25th April following a sold out charity preview on 23rd April 2007  to support the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand. Click here for the Press release from the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.

Please scroll down the page for details of where you can see The Flying Scotsman in New Zealand

Please find a selection of comments and links to the full reviews of many of the very positive reviews written in New Zealand.


Michael Tarry in Thread writes Jonny Lee Miller "creates here a picture of depression that is appropriately disturbing and entirely believable" and " in the case of The Flying Scotsman, “tender” and “inspirational” mean exactly what they are supposed to."


The New Zealand Herald gives The Flying Scotsman a 4 Star review!


The National Business Review in New Zealand has published a video review


New Zealand Woman's Weekly gives The Flying Scotsman a 4 Star review - "a compelling & heart-warming film"

WIN - View Auckland are also offering a chance to win passes to see The Flying Scotsman. Click here to go to the competition page.

WIN  - are running a competition to win a double pass to The Flying Scotsman - click here for your chance to win

Screening Information - Many thanks to Rialto Distribution for the list of cinemas currently scheduled to be screening The Flying Scotsman in New Zealand from the 25th April 2007 - other locations may be added.

Victoria Cinema
Regent Te Awamutu
Embassy Cinema, Wanganui
Arts Centre Cinema
Lighthouse Cinema Petone
Cinecafe / The Akaroa Cinema
Century Cinema
Rialto Cinema Tauranga
Rialto Cinemas Newmarket
Hoyts Regent On Worcester
Toptown Blenheim
State Cinema Platinum, Nelson
Starlight Cinema Centre
Penthouse Cinema
Movieworld 3
Bridgeway Cinema  
Lighthouse Pauatahanui
Reading Coastlands
Mercury Twin Whitianga
Matakana Cinemas
Valhalla Cinema
Dorothy Browns
Hoyts Sylvia Park
Metro Cinema
Berkeley Cinemas Mission Bay
Methven Paradiso
Basement Cinema
Rialto Cinema Dunedin
Rialto Cinema Christchurch
Rialto Cinema Wellington
Rialto Cinema Hamilton
Hoyts Riccarton
Berkeley Cinema Botany Downs

Reviews from the New Zealand media will be added to site when available. Please feel free to send any links/information/photographs which you feel might add to site.





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