Kramer Vs Kramer Lorenzo's Oil Born Free: A New Adventure

  |  Buy to Own: 06/09/2004
  |  322 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Triple bill of weepies. In 'Kramer vs Kramer', Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) is an art director for an ad agency whose wife (Meryl Streep) walks out on him, leaving Ted to care for their son. The additional strain causes Ted to lose his job, although he gradually creates a strong relationship with his boy. When his wife re-appears, demanding custody of the child, Ted decides to fight and is forced to hire an expensive attorney. The film won five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director for Robert Benton, Best Actor for Dustin Hoffman, Best Supporting Actor for Justin Henry and Best Supporting Actress for Meryl Streep. In 'Lorenzo's Oil', five-year-old Lorenzo Odone (Zack O'Malley Greenburg) is diagnosed with ALD, a degenerative disease, and his parents Michaela and Augusto Odone (Susan Sarandon and Nick Nolte) are determined to find a cure. They ignore the prognoses of doctors and battle against the odds to locate the rare oil which may relieve their son's devastating pain. In 'Born Free - A New Adventure', based on charcaters from the books by Joy Adamson, teenagers Rand and Jena Thompson reluctantly move from Chicago to Africa with their scientist father, only to discover orphaned cub Elsa. Elsa has been raised by Ellie Porter and her daughter Val, but now faces life in a zoo. Rand and Val set about reviving Elsa's natural instincts for survival.