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The Dream Life of Angels (18)
Erick Zonca's debut draws its strength from the contrasting personalities of Isa (Elodie Bouchez) and Marie (Natacha Regnier), whose friendship comes alive in the drab environs of Lille.
The Opposite of Sex (18)
Christina Ricci (right) plays bitch-on-wheels Dedee, shooting from the lip and causing havoc when she moves in with her mild-mannered brother. Don Roos's script bristles with acidulous one-liners.
The Truman Show (PG)
Peter Weir's ingenious, unsettling fantasy is, in the end, an escape movie - in the case of Truman Burbank, it's breaking out of the round- the-clock TV docu-soap that is his own life.
Darren Aronofsky's debut, filmed in sooty black-and-white, tells the story of a genius mathematician. Stylish indie movie which fearlessly combines Wall Street, Jewish mysticism and nightmarish headaches.
Computer-animated comedy voiced by a stellar cast features Woody Allen as a worker ant who becomes an unlikely war hero and opponent of the colony's totalitarian regime. Terrific fun.
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- 3 Louis van Gaal gets tough with Manchester United players, with Darren Fletcher and Luke Shaw berated in public and Phil Jones left looking bemused
- 4 Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?
- 5 Peaches Geldof inquest: Tragic final moments of socialite's life reveal she lied to husband about failed heroin tests
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