CULTURE

Saturday 5/2

FILM: Liar Liar Smooth-talking lawyer Fletcher Reid is bound by his promise to his son that he won’t lie for 24 hours, but discovers that telling the truth is nowhere as easy as lying. Fantasy comedy starring Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Jennifer Tilly and Swoosie Kurtz. (Star-17.30) FILM: Outbreak A group of scientists try to capture an illegally imported monkey which is the carrier of a lethal and highly contagious virus that has already infected the residents of one town and is spreading fast. Action thriller starring Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey and Cuba Gooding Jr. (Star-21.00) FILM: Epidemic Engrossed in writing a screenplay about a killer epidemic, a director and screenwriter fail to notice that a real epidemic is breaking out around them. Thriller directed by and starring Lars von Trier, with the film’s screenplay writer Niels Vorsel, Allan De Waal and Ole Ernst. (In Danish) (ET-1-23.45) FILM: Love and Death on Long Island A reclusive widower becomes obsessed with a young male movie star he sees in a film and tracks him to his Long Island home. Drama starring John Hurt, Jason Priestley and Fiona Loewi. (Mega-0.30) FILM: Fearless Surviving a devastating airplane crash changes Max’s outlook on life, making him feel invincible, distancing him from his wife and prompting him to seek out another survivor who lost her baby in the accident. Drama starring Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Tom Hulce, John Turturro and Benicio Del Toro. (Antenna-0.40) FILM: Ludwig II An historical portrait of Ludwig, the king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, portraying him as as a romantic hero. Drama directed by Luchino Visconti, starring Helmut Berger, Trevor Howard and Silvana Mangano. (In Italian) (Vouli-22.30)