The Cider House Rules (1999) (en)
Slogan: A story about how far we must travel to find the place where we belong.
- Original title: The Cider House Rules
- Evaluation: 7 (Votes: 836)
- Genres: Drama
- Release date 1999-12-17 (1999)
- Duration: 126 Min
- Keywords: abortion, incest, maine, incinerator, based on novel or book, orphanage, war injury, drug addiction, drug overdose, apple cider, orphan, anesthetic, picking apples, cigarette smoking, 1940s, pregnancy, abortionist, cider
Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. What will Homer learn about life and love in the cider house? What of the destiny that Dr. Larch has planned for him?