The Cider House Rules (1999) (C)
Release Date: January 29, 2013.
Honored with two Academy Awards (Best Supporting Actor, Michael Caine, and Best Adapted Screenplay, John Irving) The Cider House Rules tells a compelling and heartwarming story about how far a young man must travel to find the place where he truly belongs.
Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire, Pleasantville, The Ice Storm, Wonder Boys) has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of St. Cloud's Orphanage in rural Maine. Though groomed by its proprietor, Dr. Larch (Caine), to be his successor, Homer nonetheless feels the need to strike out on his own and experience the world outside. Then, while working at an apple orchard, Homer falls for the beautiful Candy (Charlize Theron, Reindeer Games, The Devil's Advocate) and learns some powerfully indelible lessons about life, love and home. Based on John Irving's best-selling American classic and featuring a sensational all-star cast including Delroy Lindo and newcomer Erykah Badu, this entertaining motion picture earned raves from critics and moviegoes everywhere! -- (C) Miramax Home Entertainment, 1999, USA.
Starring Michael Caine, Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Delroy Lindo, Paul Rudd, Jane Alexander, Kathy Baker, Kieran Culkin, Heavy D, Kate Nelligan, Erykah Badu.
Directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
Based on the novel "The Cider House Rules," written by John Irving.
Winner of 2 Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Michael Caine), Best Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published).
Audio: English, French.
Run Time: 125 minutes.
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