Saturday 09/08

Scent of a Woman A blind retired US lieutenant colonel, Slade, befriends struggling young prep-school student Charlie and the two, despite their personal difficulties, begin to form a deep but atypical student-mentor bond. Drama directed by Martin Brest, starring Al Pacino, Chris O’Donnell, Gabrielle Anwar and Philip Seymour Hoffman. (Alter-21.00) Buffalo girls Larry McMurtry’s novel has been adapted for the screen in this story about two quirky women and their troubles with men in the 1970s Wild West. Western directed by Rod Hardy, starring Angelica Huston, Melanie Griffith, Gabriel Byrne and Peter Coyote. (Star-21.00)