CULTURE

Saturday, October 26

FILM: The Thin Red Line Director Terence Malick’s take on James Jones’s autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the struggle over Guadalcanal during World War II, tells the story of the survival of a unit of three soldiers. War drama featuring Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Ben Chaplin, Arie Verveen and Dash Mihok. (Antenna-22.00) FILM: Little Miss Marker A two-bit bookie in 1930s America has to revaluate his life after being stuck with a gambler’s daughter who was left in his care as a marker. Romantic comedy featuring Walter Matthau, Julie Andrews and Tony Curtis. (NET-16.00) FILM: Das Boot All-time classic by Wolfgang Petersen which relates the sordid and frightening conditions of life in a German U-boat during World War II. War drama featuring Jurgen Prochnow, Herbert Gronemeyer and Klaus Wennemann. (Mega-0.45) FILM: Sweet Bird of Youth Melodrama based on the play by Tennessee Williams of an aging has-been movie star that takes up with an ambitious masseur who uses her as a trophy girlfriend. Social drama with Elizabeth Taylor and Rip Torn. (ET-1-1.35) FILM: Escape to Athena A group of prisoners on a Greek island held in a German occupation camp in World War II escape and try to find a priceless treasure buried in a mountain. War adventure with Roger Moore, Telly Savalas and Claudia Cardinale. (Star-23.00)