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ALICE ET MARTIN (15)

Andre Techine casts Juliette Binoche - the most beautiful actress in the world - as Alice, and unknown actor Alexis Loret as Martin; lovers dealing with the spectre of consuming familial guilt. See it for Binoche.

ONEGIN (12)

Director Martha Fiennes is rightfully half in love with Onegin (played by brother Ralph) and half appalled by him. Far from uncliched, but thoughtful and watching.

SCROOGE (U)

A welcome re-release for the 1951 adaptation of Dickens's A Christmas Carol. Alastair Sim is perfect in the title role.

OPENING ON FRIDAY

INSPECTOR GADGET (U)

Matthew Broderick and Rupert Everett star in a Disney adaptation of the well-loved French cartoon.

THE IRON GIANT (U)

Animated adaptation of Ted Hughes's The Iron Man. An iron giant falls to earth and is befriended by a small boy.

ANNA AND THE KING (12)

Jodie Foster stars as the British schoolmarm who falls in love with the king of Siam, in yet another version of The King and I.

LEGEND OF 1900 (15)

Tim Roth plays an orphan turned pianist who has spent his life on a steam boat.

COTTON MARY (15)

Ismail Merchant's tale of a proud Anglo-Indian woman living with a BBC correspondent and his wife in 1950s Delhi.

CINEMA PARADISO (15)

Giuseppe Tornatore's 1990 classic about a cinema director returning home to Sicily and reminiscing about his passion for the local cinema. AQ

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