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Karoline Herfurth and Ben Whishaw in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

  Having wandered off up arthouse avenue in recent years, with The Princess and the Warrior and Heaven, director Tom Tykwer delivers his most accessible film since Run Lola Run. It’s an adaptation of Patrick Süskind’s runaway best-seller about an 18th century peasant with an incredible olfactory talent and the

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Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman in Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     24 March   Robert Koch announces discovery of the cause of TB, 1882 On this day in 1882, Robert Koch announced that he had worked out what was causing tuberculosis, a disease so devastating that

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Tom Courtenay and Maggie Smith in Quartet

Quartet

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     25 February     Enrico Caruso born, 1873 On this day in 1873, the Italian operatic tenor Enrico Caruso was born in Naples. He came from a large family and his father was a manual

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Robert De Niro, Anne Heche and Dustin Hoffman in Wag the Dog

Wag the Dog

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     26 January     President Clinton denies “sexual relations” with Monica Lewinsky, 1998 On this day in 1998, a serving president of the United States responded to allegations that he had had sex with a

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