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The Spotlight

Dragon Heart- Sean Connery is the voice of a computer-generated dragon, whose co-star is Dennis Quaid. Check out the scenes filmed at Čachtice and Spiš castles. (Dračie Srdce)

Bloodstone- Jean-Claude Van Damm's newest action thriller. (Maximálne Riziko.)

Strange Days- A cyber-punk thriller set in Los Angeles during the apocalytic final days of the 20th century. (Zvláštne Dni)

A Couch In New York- William Hurt is an American shrink who places an ad looking for an apartment and winds up with French dancer Juliette Binoche in this romantic comedy. (Pohovka V New Yorku)

Jingle All The Way- Arnold Schwarzenegger is a father trying desperately to get the hot "Turboman" doll for his son. Easier said than done on Christmas Eve. This comedy also stars Sinbad and Phil Hartman. (Všade samé Zvončeky.)

Mighty Aphrodite- Woody Allen directs and stars in a tale about a New York intellectual named Lenny who seeks to adopt a child and ends up setting out to change the life of a prostitute. (Mocná Afrodita)

The Island of Dr.Moreau- Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer star in this H.G. Wells chiller. (Ostrov Dr. Moreau)

Jack- Francis Ford Coppola directs Robin Williams, who plays a 10-year-old in an unusual situation. (Jack)

Barb Wire- Baywatch star Pamela Anderson stars in David Hogan's science-fiction action story. A sexy bar owner tries to save America from anarchy and civil war. (Nevolaj ma Zlatko!)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame- Disney's latest animated film matches Victor Hugo's classic with music from the composers who garnered an Oscar for Pocahontas. (Zvonár U Matky Božej)

Note that no Bratislava cinemas are showing films on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve.
Schedules for January were not available at press time.

(T)-Eng. subtitles (D)-Dubbed (S)-Slovak/Czech (F)-Other foreign
Call cinemas in advance; times and movies may change without notice.

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