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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- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
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