The Independent Recommends: The Five Best Films
Monday 13 September 1999
Robert Bresson's austere 1966 drama remains one of the best films about adolescence ever made. Nadine Nortier is the sullen adolescent running wild in the towns and forests of rural France.
All About My Mother (15)
Almodovar at his quirky, curious best. All About My Mother (right) offers a soaring salute to mums everywhere, not to mention a nostalgic sayonara to the good old days of travestite junkie prostitution.
The high-school comedy hits its peak with this oddbod masterpiece about a girl (Olivia Williams), a guy (Bill Murray) and the monstrous schoolboy (Jason Schwartzman) who comes between them.
Doug "Swingers" Liman spirits us through one wild weekend in the lives of a crop of California youngsters. Go stays tantalisingly one step ahead of its viewers, dropping clues and varying its rhythm.
An eccentric salad of western, comedy and horror, Ravenous finds Robert Carlyle making a mealof his turn as a cannibal frontiersman in19th-century Nevada. With Guy Pearce.
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Review: Cilla, ITV TV
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Arts & Ents blogs
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- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
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- 4 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
- 5 Kanye West halts concert after two fans don't stand up - doesn't realise one is in wheelchair and the other disabled
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Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly