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TRAINSPOTTING (D)-British film depicting the hard road of drug use. An excellent cast in an excellently raw film. (Posledná zastávka)

MULTIPLICITY (C)- Michael Keaton has no time for work or play, so he clones himself. Only, his clones are far from perfect. (Multičlovek)

GIRL 6 (D)- Director/Actor Spike Lee's latest film about a 976 telephone girl. Starring Terry Randle (Sex cez telefón)

INDEPENDENCE DAY (SCI)- Just before the American holiday, aliens launch an attack on the planet Earth. Excellent special effects are the highlight of this record-grossing film. (Deň nezávislosti)

RESURRECTION (O)- Cikker's opera in Slovak based on Tolstoy's story of a love that dies, but not for long. Three acts long and for opera die-hards. (Vzkriesenie)

A FLEA IN HER EAR (C)- Zany comedy in a country hotel, where a servant has a twin millionaire brother. (Chrobák v hlave)

A LIE OF THE MIND (D)- Emil Horváth directs this excellent psychological Sam Shepard drama (Mámenie mysle)

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(D) = Drama (C) = Comedy (M) = Musical (A) = Action (W) = Western (FA) = Fantasy (SCI) = Science Fiction

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