CULTURE

Saturday 14/08

American Pie

Alpha – 23.00 Who could have imagined that a movie about four high school boys and their quest to lose their virginity by senior prom (with varying levels of success), would prove to be such a hit? Ten years later, «American Pie» still feels freshly baked. Comedy directed by Paul Weitz, starring Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth and Tara Reid. GREEN CARD A Frenchman enters into a marriage of convenience with an American woman in order to obtain a green card, ending up with more than he bargained for. Romantic comedy directed by Peter Weir, starring Gerard Depardieu, Andie McDowell, Bebe Neuwirth and Mary Louise Wilson. (NET – 22.00) SEPPUKU Masaki Kobayashi’s masterpiece combines arthouse aesthetics and dramatic action to tell the story of an old samurai’s revenge against a feudal lord. Drama directed by Masaki Kobayashi, starring Tatsuya Nakada, Rentaro Mikuni, Shima Iwashita and Akira Ishihama. (In Japanese) (Vouli – 22.20) DANGEROUS LIAISONS A story of sex and intrigue among the French nobility, based on the 18th-century French novel «Les Liaisons Dangereuses,» by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Epic drama directed by Stephen Frears, with Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Keanu Reeves and Uma Thurman. (Star – 0.30)