CRITICS ' CHOICE: FILM
Sunday 06 June 1999
A group of workers in Thirties Austria inherit a farm and must fight to keep it afloat while coming to terms with the changes in their status and fortunes. A meticulous, passionate film.
A Simple Plan (15)
Bill Paxton and Billy Bob Thornton star as brothers who find over $4m. Superb.
Apt Pupil (15)
Based on Stephen King's novella, with a stunning performance from McKellen.
True Crime (15)
Clint Eastwood directs and stars as an old-fashioned hack sent to cover the execution of a convicted murderer.
Opening on Friday
The Matrix (15)
Keanu Reeves returns to astonishing acclaim in this massively popular sci-fi thriller.
Manon des Sources (PG)
Claude Berri's sequel to his brilliant French odyssey Jean de Florette - a re-release from 1986.
Among Giants (15)
Pete Postlethwaite and Rachel Griffiths fall in love.
Get Carter (18)
Re-release of the Michael Caine classic.
Other Voices, Other Rooms (12)
Adaptation of Truman Capote's novel, starring Lothaire Bluteau.
Christopher Eccleston in a romantic comedy written by Jimmy McGovern.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 2 Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations
- 3 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 4 AirAsia flight QZ8501 missing: Search for plane carrying 162 passengers from Indonesia to Singapore suspended overnight
- 5 Game of Thrones is most-pirated TV show of 2014
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The Boy in the Dress, TV review: David Walliams' Boxing Day treat is a celebration of being different
From Marvel to Star Wars: The rise of cinema’s shared universes
Exodus: Gods and Kings banned in the UAE for 'religious mistakes'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk