CULTURE

Sunday 10/09

Far and Away In the late 1800s, a poor man escapes Ireland with the landlord’s daughter, both dreaming of owning land in the United States. Their initial success, however, is marred when they lose their fortune after failing to win a bet on a boxing match. Adventure drama directed by Ron Howard, starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Prosky, Thomas Gibson, Barbara Babcock, Colm Meaney and Eileen Pollock. (Alter-23.30) New York stories The Big Apple provides the backdrop for three stories: One dealing with a middle-aged painter and his girlfriend; the second with young Eloise living in the Plaza Hotel; and the third about a 50-year-old living with his mother. Anthology of three films directed by Woody Allen and Francis Fort Coppola, with Woody Allen, Nick Nolte, Mia Farrow. (NET-2.00)