Film and Fiction - What is your favourite film adaption and why?

Win a year's supply of cinema tickets

From Great Expectations to Harry Potter, there have been a host of books that have found their way onto the big screen. The new film adaption of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is the latest one and it's also the inspiration behind our competition- Film and Fiction. If you're an avid film buff like us, you'll find our prize is quite a treat. We're offering you a wonderful chance to win a year's supply of tickets to independent cinemas. A whole year of watching great films for free - now that's got to be worth a try hasn't it?


All you have to do to enter is tell us what your favourite book-to-film adaptation is, and the single, one-sentence reason why you think it's the best.

What is your favourite film adaption and why?


WINNER'S PRIZE: A year's supply of tickets to independent cinemas. Find your local participating cinema at Feel free to take your friends along with you but please note a maximum of 5 tickets can be used on each visit to your chosen cinema.

RUNNERS-UP PRIZE: The top five most recent book-to-film adaptations go to the two runners-up, including Twilight trilogy, Jane Eyre, The Woman in Black, The Hunger Games and The Wettest Country in the World (movie name: Lawless).

Competition Dates

You have from Thursday 20th September to Monday 1st October 2012 to submit your entry. Good Luck!

Submit your favourite film adaptation

Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
  2. There is one Grand Prize which consists of a year’s supply of Cinema tickets. In total this consists of 52 cinema tickets which can be redeemed at participating independent cinemas across the UK. (Find your local cinema involved in the scheme on this site: ) Please note a maximum of 5 tickets can be used on each visit to your chosen cinema. There are two (2) runner’s up prizes which consist of the top 5 (five) film to book adaptations including Twilight triology, Jane Eyre, The Woman in Black, The Hunger Games and The Wettest Country in the World (movie name: Lawless)
  3. Valid entries should be made by submitting a reply to the question on the Volkswagen UK Facebook tab. Entrants experiencing technical difficulties may, at the sole discretion of the Volkswagen UK team, submit their single entry by emailing with all of the details required on the formal entry form and their answer. Entries submitted in this way will be no more or less likely to win than entries submitted on the formal entry form.
  4. Valid entries must be made between Thursday 20th September and 23.59 BST Monday 1st October 2012. Entrants require a Facebook account, which are free to create at and your account must be a fan of the Volkswagen UK page:
  5. Entrants must be UK residents over the age of 18 years.  Employees of Volkswagen Group UK Ltd, their agents or contractors, Volkswagen Group brand retailers and their relatives, any agents or promotional partners involved are ineligible to enter, paid or otherwise.
  6. One entry per person.
  7. If at any time you wish to withdraw from the prize your request should be made in writing to the Promoter.
  8. The winning entries will be chosen at random. The Promoter’s decision is final.
  9. The winners will be notified by direct email from the Volkswagen Facebook team and delivery of the prize will be subsequently arranged with each winner. The prize may take time to arrive; please allow 28 days for delivery.
  10. The name of the winners and the prizes won will be made available on receipt of a request for the name accompanied by a self-addressed pre-paid envelope received by the Promoter before 27/10/2012.
  11. If a prize is unclaimed after reasonable efforts have been made to contact the winner, the Promoter will be entitled to dispose of the prize as it sees fit without any liability to the winner for having done so.
  12. The Promoter reserves the right to feature the name, photograph and location of the prize winner in any future marketing materials, websites publications, promotions and/or prize draws, including publication of winner’s identities on the Volkswagen Facebook page. Your personal data will be held by Volkswagen Group United Kingdom Limited for the purpose of administering the prize draw and contacting the winner.
  13. No alternative or cash prize will be offered and the prize is non-transferable and non-refundable.
  14. This competition is run by Tribal DDB, 12 Bishops Bridge Road, London, W2 6AA on behalf of the Promoter.
  15. No responsibility is accepted for any entries illegible, lost, delayed, damaged, incomplete or otherwise affected electronically or online.  Entries not submitted in accordance with the rules will be disqualified.
  16. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute any prize with a prize of equivalent value in the event of circumstances outside of its control.
  17. The Promoter reserves the right to alter, amend, foreclose or withdraw the promotion or the terms and conditions of entry ay any time and without prior notice.
  18. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant it believes not to be participating within the spirit of the promotion or suspects of participating in any unfair or unjust behaviour. The Promoter reserves the right to use its discretion in all respects and to enforce any penalty or sanction it deems appropriate.
  19. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost or delayed or rendered invalid due to incorrect participant data, lack of network coverage, system, software or hardware failure or for any other reason beyond its control.
  20. Promoter: Volkswagen Group UK Ltd of Yeomans Drive, Blakelands, Milton Keynes MK14 5AN.

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Comment by Sumayya on October 1, 2012 at 10:49

Today's the last day for entries - don't miss out and good luck to all who enter!

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