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WIN A VODAFONE PREPAY MOBILE! ------------------------------

If you can translate this text message into proper English, then you could win one of two Vodafone Prepay mobiles:


Each week there will be a new message about a featured film in the Vodafone Autumn Season, and you can enter once for each new message. The competition closes Friday 16th June, and the draw will be made on Monday 19th. To enter visit the competition page on the Rialto web site to complete the entry form.

You'll then be in to win a Sagem RC815 prepay mobile which is exclusive to Vodafone, and comes in a full range of colours, all with unique hands-free features. Of course it has all the usual Vodafone goodies like voicemail, and two-way text messaging. There are two to give away, each valued at $169, plus you get $100 of free calls... Find out more about the phones at the Vodafone website: (NB: Don't go there to enter the competition.)

HUMAN TRAFFIC -------------- If there's one film that actually deserves to be compared to Trainspotting, it's this brash, flashy tale of five friends on a weekend out in Cardiff. Writer/director Justin Kerrigan's sensational debut has provided UK cinema with its next step forward. A romantic counter-culture comedy, it's a hectic rush from the opening, where Jip (The Lakes' John Simm) introduces his mates to the viewer. Jip's sexually insecure, Lulu's a club babe, Moff deals (despite living with his policeman dad), Koop peddles hardcore hip hop and obsesses about his girlfriend, Nina. The five spend their weeks in mundane jobs, waiting for real life to begin on Friday night. Along the way, the characters pull us into the party by directly addressing the camera and haul us into their minds with dazzling daydream sequences. The soundtrack's outstanding and features Fatboy Slim and Orbital.

Screening at the Rialto Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

EAST IS EAST ------------ Comedy erupts on a daily basis in the Khan family's cramped terraced house with its scant indoor plumbing. For George Khan's seven kids - a proud Pakistani who owns the local chippie - life is one long compromise. Tomboy Meenah prefers playing footie to wearing a sari, hippie Saleem pretends to be studying engineering when he's really at art school, heart-throb Tariq has got a reputation as a local Casanova, and Sajid hasn't even been circumcised yet. For George Khan ("Ghengis" to his kids), life is an uphill battle to get his family to conform to traditional Pakistani values. But this is Salford in the 1970s. George's English wife Ella is a Lancashire loudmouth, and his kids have got minds of their own.

Screening at the Rialto Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

Screening this week at the Rialto...

AUCKLAND ---------

Boys Don't Cry, The Cider House Rules, The Dinner Game, East Is East, The End of the Affair, Human Traffic, The Straight Story, The Talented Mr Ripley, Tea With Mussolini, Toy Story 2

HAMILTON ---------

American Beauty, Boys Don't Cry, The Cider House Rules, East Is East, The End of The Affair, Human Traffic, The Iron Giant

PALMERSTON NORTH ------------------

Angela's Ashes, The Cider House Rules, The Nephew

WELLINGTON -----------

Boys Don't Cry, Buena Vista Social Club, The Dinner Game, East Is East, Human Traffic, The Straight Story, Toy Story 2

CHRISTCHURCH -------------

East Is East, The End of the Affair, The Green Mile, Human Traffic, The Straight Story, The Talented Mr Ripley

DUNEDIN --------

American Beauty, Angela's Ashes, East Is East, The End of the Affair, The Green Mile, Human Traffic

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