10th January 2002
The Cider House Rules
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Run Time: 126 minutes, Certificate: ,
In this Oscar-winning adaptation of John Irving's acclaimed novel set in 1930's New England, orphan Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire) leaves the patronage of kindly Dr Wilbur Larch (Michael Caine) to experience the real world beyond the orphanage walls. Working on an apple farm with itinerant fruit pickers, he experiences love, heartbreak, prejudice and compassion. Also starring a radiant Charlize Theron.
Average score 7.37