CULTURE

Sunday 11/4

FILM: Doctor Zhivago Torn between fidelity for his wife and his passion for his married mistress and muse Lara, poet/doctor Zhivago battles to survive the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia while also trying to preserve his individualism. Historical drama starring Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness and Tom Courtenay. (Star-21.00) FILM: Sweet Liberty A small-town history professor sells the rights to a book he wrote on the Revolutionary War and a big Hollywood film crew descends on the town to film it, turning the quiet community into a cauldron of intrigue, sub-plots and fiery liaisons. Comedy directed by and starring Alan Alda, along with Michael Caine, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bob Hoskins and Lillian Gish. (ET-1-19.00) FILM: Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amelie Poulain Sweet, naive Amelie, working as a waitress in Paris, weaves the people around her into her magical world, bringing them joy while also discovering love herself. Romantic social directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus and Sege Merlin. (In French) (NET-22.00) FILM: The Player From the seedy side of show biz, high-flying studio script reader Griffin Mill begins receiving threatening letters from a writer he turned down and goes on the offensive, ending up accidentally killing the stalker and embarking on an affair with his widow. Thriller directed by Robert Altman, starring Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg and Peter Gallagher. (Alter-1.00)