Picks and Pans Review: Movies for Grownups

UPDATED 07/11/1988 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 07/11/1988 at 01:00 AM EDT

>A WORLD APART A deeply moving drama with Barbara Hershey in the performance of her career as a white South African journalist who neglects her family and risks her life to fight apartheid.

A HANDFUL OF DUST This bitingly comic and incisively acted film version of Evelyn Waugh's 1934 novel skewers Britain's jaded upper class with surgical precision.

WINGS OF DESIRE German director Wim Wenders enlists Peter Falk and Bruno Ganz to tell a magical, melancholy tale of angels who hover over Berlin and hear the thoughts of those who live there.

BULL DURHAM Watching baseball groupie Susan Sarandon choose between catcher Kevin Costner and pitcher Tim Robbins puts the sizzle into summer.

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