CULTURE

Saturday 17/9

FILM: Chocolat A single mother moves into a small conservative French village and opens a chocolaterie that becomes a haven to like-minded liberal souls, provoking the ire of the local mayor who thinks that all pleasures are tools of the devil. Romantic comedy drama starring Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench and Alfred Molina. (Star-21.00) FILM: The Proposition In Boston in 1935, a wealthy couple unable to have a child pay a university student to impregnate the wife. Drama romance starring William Hurt, Kenneth Branagh and Madeleine Stowe. (Alpha-15.30) FILM: Sophie’s Choice A Holocaust survivor tries to build her life anew but is haunted by her past. Drama starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Peter MacNicol. (Makedonia-19.30) FILM: Object of Beauty An American couple living well beyond their means are depending on the sale of a statue to settle their exorbitant hotel bill, but the artwork suddenly goes missing. Crime comedy drama starring John Malkovich, Andie MacDowell and Lolita Davidovich. (ET-1-20.30) FILM: Nuovo cinema Paradiso A film director remembers how he fell in love with cinema as a young, uncontrollable boy in the middle of World War II and found shelter at the local movie theater and friendship in the elderly projectionist. Giuseppe Tornatore social comedy drama starring Isa Danieli, Jacques Perrin and Philippe Noiret. (In Italian) (Vouli-22.00)