CULTURE

Tuesday 05/01

The Banquet Treachery, love, betrayal and passion are in the cards in 10th-century China, as the emperor and the crown prince vie for the love of beautiful Little Wan, which leads to fierce contest that culminates in a grand banquet. Award-winning fantasy adventure directed by Xiaogang Feng, starring Ziyi Zhang, You Ge, Daniel Wu and Xun Zhou. (In Mandarin) (Star – 21.00) Local Hero When Mac is sent to a small Scottish village because his billionaire boss wants to build an oil refinery there, he is welcomed by the locals who hope to get good prices for selling their property. But Mac has not counted on grumpy old Ben, who refuses to budge from his beach. Comedy drama directed by Bill Forsyth, starring Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay and Denis Lawson. (Vouli – 18.00)