CULTURE

Saturday 16/4

FILM: Hope Floats After a messy divorce, a single mom returns to her hometown to face the judgment of her family and so-called friends. Romantic comedy drama directed by Forest Whitaker, starring Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr, Gena Rowlands and Mae Whitman. (Antenna-14.40) FILM: Pets When mom and dad are away, two kids are taken hostage by thieves and the only ones who can save them are their farm animals. Family adventure comedy starring Tobie Cronje, Jenna Dover and Greg Evigan. (Alpha-15.30) FILM: The 13th Warrior In AD 922, Arab courtier Ahmad Ibn Fadlan is sent to the barbaric north as an emissary and, while appalled by their behavior and customs, he finds he has to fight on their side against a flesh-eating menace. Fantasy action adventure starring Antonio Banderas, Vladimir Kulich and Dennis Storhoi. (Star-21.00) FILM: Baby Doll Two rival Southern cotton gin owners get into a Mafioso-style vendetta over a beautiful, but very young girl. Elia Kazan drama based on the play by Tennessee Williams, starring Karl Malden, Carroll Baker and Eli Wallach. (ET-1-23.45)