CULTURE

Sunday 18/6

FILM: Gladiator When General Maximus is betrayed and his family murdered, he becomes a gladiator so that he can return from exile to Rome and exact revenge against the young emperor who turned against him. Ridley Scott epic adventure, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix and Oliver Reed. (Star-21.00) FILM: One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest Committed into a mental institution for his ‘anti-social’ behavior, non-conformist Randall wants to shake things up a bit and get under the skin of the dictatorial head nurse, but his bid for freedom is no match for the institution. Milos Forman drama, starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher and William Redfield. (ET-1-21.00) FILM: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King The former Fellowship prepares for the huge final battle for Middle Earth, while Frodo and Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the Ring. Fiction adventure, starring Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Ian Holm and Liv Tyler. (Alpha-21.00) FILM: Seven Years in Tibet An Austrian mountain climber forms an unlikely friendship with the young Dalai Lama and becomes his friend and confidante in the troubled times of China’s takeover. Jean-Jacques Annaud adventure drama, starring Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, B.D. Wong and Mako. (Antenna-21.00)