Film Festivals 1991

An interesting year with special mention of the Coen Brothers' dark comedy "Barton Fink" and also their stylish "Miller's Crossing", Philip Kaufman's erotic "Henry and June", Emir Kusturica's sweeping "Time of the Gypsies" and Anthony Minghella's heartfelt "Truly, Madly, Deeply" (right).

The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

Director: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel
Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Voices Of, George C Scott

A thrilling animated feature about an intrepid pair of mouse adventurers, Bernard and Miss Bianca, who journey via 'Albatross Express' to Australia to... Read more

The Sheltering Sky (1990)

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott

The screen version of Paul Bowles' celebrated 1949 novel about a New York couple who embark on an unusual journey through post World War II North Afri... Read more

The Witches (1989)

Director: Nicolas Roeg
Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher

A delightful fantasy adventure combining the talents of writer Roald Dahl, director Nicolas Roeg and muppet man, the late Jim Henson. Two children dis... Read more

Truly, Madly, Deeply (1991)

Director: Anthony Minghella
Starring: Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Bill Paterson

A winning, heartfelt, darkly humorous account of a young woman, unable to get over the death of her cellist lover, who gets the shock of her life when... Read more

White Palace (1991)

Director: Luis Mandoki
Starring: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander

Susan Sarandon is the middle-aged waitress who encounters younger yuppie James Spader and loses no time in swapping body fluids. Sexy and funny in tur... Read more