When I was six I went to see My Dog Skip, a 1950s set period piece starring Frankie Muniz. I went into the wrong theatre and saw Cider House Rules. Two stars, would ask my terrified mother what an abortion is again.
A great film from an even greater novel. Effortlessly moving, and consistently wary of melodramatic turns, this is a film that earns its wholly moving conclusion. Worth a view if only for Michael Caine's unflinchingly perfect performance.
A nice little academy awards prestigious movie. Obviously adapted by a novel trying to be the great American one. It's breezy unfulfilling slightly shallow work. I like Tobey alway have, and this persona he uses to great effect in this but ultimately doesn't say much.
Im Grunde ist das die Geschichte eines Waisenkindes, der von seinem eigenen Waisenhaus adoptiert wird und dem dort ansässigen Doktor ausgebildet. Es scheint seine Bestimmung zu sein, ewiges Waisenkind zu bleiben... mehr auf cinegeek.de http://www.cinegeek.de/gottes-werk-teufels-beitrag-cider-house-rules-1999-dvd-204
Melodramatic but expertly handled adaptation of a John Irving novel, with fine performances and a moving, emotional core. Irving won an Academy Award for his adaptation, as did Michael Caine (in a New England accent).