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Cider House Rules, The (1999)

Honoured with two Academy Awards, The Cider House Rules tells a compelling and heart-warming story about how far a young man must travel to find the place where he truly belongs.

Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire) has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of St Cloud’s Orphanage in rural Maine. Though groomed by its proprietor, Dr Larch (Michael 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) and learns some powerful, indelible lessons about life, love and home.

Based on John Irving’s best-selling American classic and featuring a sensational all-star cast including newcomer Erykah Badu, this entertaining movie earned rave reviews from critics and moviegoers everywhere.

Tobey Maguire
Charlize Theron
Delroy Lindo
Paul Rudd
Michael Caine
Jane Alexander
Kathy Baker
Kieran Culkin
Kate Nelligan
Erykah Badu

Director
Lasse Halstrom