The Cider House Rules details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Paul Rudd, Jane Alexander, Erykah Badu, Heavy D, Tobey Maguire, Michael Caine, K. Todd Freeman, Delroy Lindo, Kate Nelligan, Kathy Baker, Charlize Theron, Kieran Culkin|
|Studio:||WALT DISNEY STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Coming of Age, Decades: 90s, Incredible Indies, Just Arrived, Miramax, Tearjerkers, Teen Idols, Weepies|
The Cider House Rules
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||2 hours|
|Rental release:||Limited availability|
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Never becomes too sickly sweetBy johnnyfraudster from greater london , 02 Mar 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]The cider house rules is a film adapted from a novel by John Irving and as a result has a very good pedigree to work from. Irving always manages to forge strong emotional stories without slipping into excessive sentimentality and the film also succeeds in achieving this. Lasse Halestrom uses his fine cast to illicit genuine emotion without slipping down the syrup strewn road of a Hollywood gush fest. Irving's dark themes of incest and abortion somehow manage to sit comfortably alongside a romantic and heartfelt relationship between Toby Maguire and Charlize Theron. Michael Caine also brings a strong performance to the equation, and is one of his recent best, despite his wandering American accent. The cider house rules is ultimately an enjoyable and thought-provoking drama which never becomes too sickly sweet.
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Get a Hankie. (if u have a heart)By SarahJayne1968 (15 reviews) from Eastleigh , 13 Feb 2013Fabulous, heart moving, lovely film. Grown men will cry. Goodnight you Princes of Maine , you Kings of New England. A film to truly treasure.
I'll remember this film.By tteetwo (1 review) , 09 Jan 2013Touching, heart warming and sad. Great film that will stay with me for a long time. Highly recommend it. Great acting.
Nice. Very niceBy a customer , 29 Dec 2012The quality of the direction can be felt right from the start. Nice. The whole thing was just..... very nice.
Beautiful filmBy KateMurray (1 review) , 23 Dec 2012A beautiful film, and the musical score is perfect. I read the book years ago and loved it and am so glad John Irving bought it to the screen so many others could enjoy it. Michael Caine's best performance (despite the accent). This is the second or third time I've watched this and still enjoy it, it has all you want in a film - heart, strong characters, emotion and above all a great story.
lovely filmBy a customer , 20 Dec 2012I found this movie very nice, i will recommend this film, it is worth it. Very pleasant to watch. Nice