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THE IRON GIANT (U)

Animated adaptation of Ted Hughes's story for children, 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 sharp-witted British schoolmarm who falls in love with the king of Siam, in yet another version of The King and I.

SCROOGE (U)

The delightful 1951 adaptation of Dickens's A Christmas Carol. Alastair Sim is perfect.

ONEGIN (12)

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

CINEMA PARADISO (15)

Giuseppe Tornatore's 1990 classic, about a film director returning home to Sicily.

OPENING ON SATURDAY

FANTASIA 2000 (U)

A new version of the Disney animated classic, in brand-new mega-big Imax print, and on an Imax-only release until next April. AQ

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