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 – Pleasantville, The Ice Storm) 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 – Deception, The Devil’s Advocate) 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 motion picture earned rave reviews from critics and moviegoers everywhere.
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Ratings and Reviews
Thought-provoking movie for teens and up.