Sunday 1st February

5:15AM

Unit 7

Movies M

Unit 7 has a tough assignment: kick Seville's most dangerous drug trafficking ring out of the city. As they slip outside the bounds of the law, two officers fuelled by violence, lies, and ambition end up on opposing paths.

6:50AM

Helpless

Movies M

A man searches for his fiancee who vanished without a trace just before their wedding ceremony. As he digs deeper into her disappearance, it appears as though she never existed, and a shocking truth is uncovered.

8:50AM

Twice Born

Movies MA

In this epic family mystery, a single mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago. Stars Academy Award winner Penelope Cruz.

11:00AM

Alvin Purple (The Sex Therapist)

Movies R

This hilarious and controversial sex-romp follows Alvin, an ordinary Australian guy who works in a waterbed store. Remarkably, he is always pursued by over-sexed women, which constantly gets him into hot water.

12:40PM

Unit 7

Movies M

Unit 7 has a tough assignment: kick Seville's most dangerous drug trafficking ring out of the city. As they slip outside the bounds of the law, two officers fuelled by violence, lies, and ambition end up on opposing paths.

2:15PM

Mad Dog Morgan

Movies MA

This intense thriller is the true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, a prospector who turned to crime after failing at gold mining, and was wanted dead or alive in Australia during the 1850s. Stars Dennis Hopper and Jack Thompson.

4:00PM

Alvin Purple (The Sex Therapist)

Movies R

This hilarious and controversial sex-romp follows Alvin, an ordinary Australian guy who works in a waterbed store. Remarkably, he is always pursued by over-sexed women, which constantly gets him into hot water.

5:40PM

The Minister

Movies MA

An ambitious and idealistic low-ranking cabinet member finds himself unable to break free from the behind-the-scenes machinations of a political system that perpetuates itself through the sacrifice of its own members.

8:00PM

Blue Ruin

Movies MA

A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

9:30PM

Hollywood Shuffle

Movies M

A comedy film about the racial stereotypes of African Americans in film and television. The film tracks the attempts of Bobby Taylor to become a successful actor.

9:30PM

Blue Is The Warmest Colour

Movies R

Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who allows her to discover desire and assert herself as a woman and adult. Adele grows, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

11:25PM

Bride Flight

Movies MA

In 1953, four young people, three women and one man, form a life-long bond when they meet on the so-called 'bride flight' from London to New Zealand. (Netherlands)

In 1953, four young people, three women and one man, form a life-long bond when they meet on the 'bride flight' from London to Christchurch, so-called because many of the passengers are Dutch women travelling to meet their fiancés in New Zealand. Nominated for Best Film at the 2009 Rembrandt Awards, Netherlands. Directed by Ben Sombogaart and stars Karina Smulders, Anna Drijver and Elise Schaap. (From the Netherlands, in Dutch and English) (Drama) (2008) MA (S,N)

12:30AM

Helpless

Movies M

A man searches for his fiancee who vanished without a trace just before their wedding ceremony. As he digs deeper into her disappearance, it appears as though she never existed, and a shocking truth is uncovered.

1:10AM

Fighter

Movies M

A hot blooded Turko-Danish teenage girl is signed up for an elite martial arts school but her conservative parents won't allow it. (Denmark)

Aicha, a high school student, is a passionate kung fu fighter. Her Turkish parents expect her to get good grades so she can get into medical school, like her brother Ali. But school doesn't inspire her. Defying her family, Aicha starts secretly training at a professional, co-ed kung fu club. Nominated for three 2008 Bodil Awards, including Best Film. Directed by Natasha Arthy and stars Semra Turan, Nima Nabipour and Cyron Bjorn Melville. (From Denmark, in Danish) (Action) (2007) M (L,V)

1:40AM

Ajami

Movies MA

This Cannes award winner and Oscar-nominated film presents life in the impoverished neighborhood of Ajami where Jews, Christians and Muslims live and work together. (Israel) #SBSfilm

This Cannes award winner and Oscar-nominated film presents life in the impoverished and dangerous neighborhood of Ajami where Jews, Christians and Muslims live and work together on a knife's edge of religious tension. Written and directed by Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani, and stars Fouad Habash, Ibrahim Frege and Shahir Kabaha. (From Israel, in Arabic and German) (Crime) (2009) MA (A,D)

2:55AM

The Minister

Movies MA

An ambitious and idealistic low-ranking cabinet member finds himself unable to break free from the behind-the-scenes machinations of a political system that perpetuates itself through the sacrifice of its own members.

4:50AM

Emmanuelle IV

Movies R

Emmanuelle (Sylvia Kristel) decides to go to Brazil for plastic surgery in order to escape an ex-lover. She emerges as a blonde with a new body, and proceeds to go after the very lover she wanted to avoid in the first place.

Monday 2nd February

6:25AM

Blue Ruin

Movies MA

A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

7:55AM

The Weather Station

Movies M

Two detectives investigate the disappearance of meteorologists on a remote mountain. As they search, the secrets of their past merge with those of the present, sucking them into a vortex of betrayal and murder.

9:20AM

Blue Is The Warmest Colour

Movies R

Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who allows her to discover desire and assert herself as a woman and adult. Adele grows, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

12:20PM

Emmanuelle IV

Movies R

Emmanuelle (Sylvia Kristel) decides to go to Brazil for plastic surgery in order to escape an ex-lover. She emerges as a blonde with a new body, and proceeds to go after the very lover she wanted to avoid in the first place.

1:55PM

Blue Ruin

Movies MA

A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

3:25PM

Blue Is The Warmest Colour

Movies R

Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who allows her to discover desire and assert herself as a woman and adult. Adele grows, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

6:25PM

The Source

Movies M

This comedy-drama is set in a village between North Africa and the Middle East. A battle-of-the-sexes, the village women threaten to withhold sexual favours if the men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.

8:30PM

Drug War

Movies MA

A drug cartel boss who is arrested in a raid is coerced into betraying his former accomplices as part of an undercover operation in this crime action-thriller from master director Johnnie To.

10:20PM

Romance

Movies R

Initially refused classification in Australia, the notorious film about a women testing her sexual boundaries in her search for intimacy and fulfilment. An intelligent and disturbing film by Catherine Breillat.

12:00AM

Hunting Elephants

Movies M

In this crime-comedy, twelve-year-old genius and social outcast Jonathan, along with his grandfather and two others, seek compensation from the bank where his deceased father worked by robbing it. Stars Patrick Stewart.

1:30AM

Sissi - The Young Empress

Movies PG

This classic film follows Empress Elisabeth's first years in court and her adjustment to being part of a joint monarchy. Stars Romy Schneider. (Austria)

After the fairytale wedding between her and Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, Sissi waits impatiently to spend time with her new husband. Finally Sissi becomes pregnant with their first child and she is overjoyed until Franz Joseph's mother makes the decision that Sissi is too young to look after her baby. This classic film follows Sissi's first years in court and her adjustment to being part of a joint monarchy. Directed by Ernst Marischka and stars Romy Schneider, Karl Heinz Bohm and Magda Schneider. (From Austria, in German) (Drama) (1956) (Rpt) PG

1:50AM

Emmanuelle IV

Movies R

Emmanuelle (Sylvia Kristel) decides to go to Brazil for plastic surgery in order to escape an ex-lover. She emerges as a blonde with a new body, and proceeds to go after the very lover she wanted to avoid in the first place.

3:25AM

The Source

Movies M

This comedy-drama is set in a village between North Africa and the Middle East. A battle-of-the-sexes, the village women threaten to withhold sexual favours if the men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.

Tuesday 3rd February

5:30AM

The Weather Station

Movies M

Two detectives investigate the disappearance of meteorologists on a remote mountain. As they search, the secrets of their past merge with those of the present, sucking them into a vortex of betrayal and murder.

6:55AM

Romance

Movies R

Initially refused classification in Australia, the notorious film about a women testing her sexual boundaries in her search for intimacy and fulfilment. An intelligent and disturbing film by Catherine Breillat.

8:35AM

The Source

Movies M

This comedy-drama is set in a village between North Africa and the Middle East. A battle-of-the-sexes, the village women threaten to withhold sexual favours if the men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.

10:40AM

Drug War

Movies MA

A drug cartel boss who is arrested in a raid is coerced into betraying his former accomplices as part of an undercover operation in this crime action-thriller from master director Johnnie To.

12:30PM

Hunting Elephants

Movies M

In this crime-comedy, twelve-year-old genius and social outcast Jonathan, along with his grandfather and two others, seek compensation from the bank where his deceased father worked by robbing it. Stars Patrick Stewart.

2:25PM

Romance

Movies R

Initially refused classification in Australia, the notorious film about a women testing her sexual boundaries in her search for intimacy and fulfilment. An intelligent and disturbing film by Catherine Breillat.

4:05PM

Drug War

Movies MA

A drug cartel boss who is arrested in a raid is coerced into betraying his former accomplices as part of an undercover operation in this crime action-thriller from master director Johnnie To.

5:55PM

I Wish

Movies PG

12-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother due to his parents' divorce, begins to believe that the new bullet train linking their two towns will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed.

8:05PM

Casa De Mi Padre

Movies MA

From the team that brought you ANCHORMAN comes this slapstick action-comedy starring Will Ferrell. Scheming to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves at war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

9:30PM

Love Is The Perfect Crime

Movies MA

University professor Marc has a reputation for having affairs with his female students. When one of his brilliant students disappears after their affair, Marc is introduced to Anna, a woman searching for her.

11:25PM

9 Songs

Movies R

Michael Winterbottom's sexually explicit feature follows the sexual passion of a new couple over a period of several months as the inevitable stages of their relationship unfolds in counterpoint to nine live-concert songs.

11:50PM

Brotherhood

Movies MA

An exploration of fear, bigotry and forbidden love. When Lars is dismissed from the army after being accused of homosexuality, he looks for acceptance within a Neo-Nazi gang. (Denmark)

A magnetic exploration of fear, bigotry and forbidden love. When Lars is dismissed from the army after being accused of homosexuality, he looks for acceptance within a Neo-Nazi gang. But when he falls for one of the male gang members, his homophobic peers fly into a rage. Winner of Best Film at the 2009 Rome Film Festival. Directed by Nicolo Donato and stars Thure Lindhardt, David Dencik and Nicolas Bro. (From Denmark, in Danish) (Drama) (2009) MAV (V,S)

12:40AM

Pink Flamingos

Movies R

Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as ‘The Filthiest Person Alive’.

1:05AM

The Light Thief

Movies M

Svet-Ake is an electrician who brings light and warmth to his poor village by tapping into a nearby power station - until his scheme is uncovered by the authorities. (Kyrgyzstan) #SBSFilm

Svet-Ake is a village electrician who uses his skills to bring light and warmth to his poverty-stricken neighbours by illegally tapping into a nearby power station. However, when Svet-Ake’s scheme is uncovered by state officials, the Robin Hood of electricity is fired from his job. Deep-thinking Svet-Ake becomes locked in an internal debate about the morality of his so-called misdeeds. Nominated for Best Cinematography at the Asian Film Awards, 2011. Directed by Aktan Arym and stars Aktan Arym Kubat, Taalaikan Abazova, Askat Sulaimanov. (From Kyrgyzstan, in Kyrgyz) (Drama) M (L,N,A)

2:25AM

Break Loose

Movies MA

Having each done their service in the army, four best friends now serve as operatives in the Russian special police force, but a violent rivalry erupts when one of them falls for the girlfriend of a powerful gangster.

3:50AM

I Wish

Movies PG

12-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother due to his parents' divorce, begins to believe that the new bullet train linking their two towns will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed.

Wednesday 4th February

6:00AM

Love Is The Perfect Crime

Movies MA

University professor Marc has a reputation for having affairs with his female students. When one of his brilliant students disappears after their affair, Marc is introduced to Anna, a woman searching for her.

7:50AM

Casa De Mi Padre

Movies MA

From the team that brought you ANCHORMAN comes this slapstick action-comedy starring Will Ferrell. Scheming to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves at war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

9:15AM

Pink Flamingos

Movies R

Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as ‘The Filthiest Person Alive’.

11:00AM

Och, Karol 2

Movies M

Karol has everything. He has three mistresses in addition to his bride. He is charming, loves sex and enslaves women in the blink of an eye – but his fiancee Maria finally finds out the truth and plans her revenge.

12:50PM

9 Songs

Movies R

Michael Winterbottom's sexually explicit feature follows the sexual passion of a new couple over a period of several months as the inevitable stages of their relationship unfolds in counterpoint to nine live-concert songs.

2:00PM

Break Loose

Movies MA

Having each done their service in the army, four best friends now serve as operatives in the Russian special police force, but a violent rivalry erupts when one of them falls for the girlfriend of a powerful gangster.

3:25PM

Love Is The Perfect Crime

Movies MA

University professor Marc has a reputation for having affairs with his female students. When one of his brilliant students disappears after their affair, Marc is introduced to Anna, a woman searching for her.

5:20PM

9 Songs

Movies R

Michael Winterbottom's sexually explicit feature follows the sexual passion of a new couple over a period of several months as the inevitable stages of their relationship unfolds in counterpoint to nine live-concert songs.

6:35PM

On Air

Movies PG

A reclusive 40-year-old radio host is the most well-known voice in France. A major celebrity, yet no-one knows her face and she prefers to keep it that way – until she hits a nasty midlife crisis.

8:30PM

The End

Movies MA

A group of old friends gets together for a weekend in a mountain cabin, but a strange, sudden incident alters their plans, leaving them stranded and with no line of communication to the outside world.

8:30PM

Legend Of The Drunken Master

Movies M

From a land where tradition reigns, comes the legend of a martial-arts hero unlike any other the "Drunken Master" can turn just one drink into devastation and humiliation for his enemies. #SBSfilm

From a land where honor and tradition reign, comes the legend of a martial-arts hero unlike any other -- the "Drunken Master" -- who can turn just one drink into devastation and humiliation for his enemies. His technique is fast, furious... and powerfully funny. (1994) (From Hong Kong) (Martial Arts) (class tba)

10:10PM

My Awkward Sexual Adventure

Movies R

To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists an exotic dancer to help guide him on a quest of sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, massage parlours, cross-dressing and S&M.

To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest of sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlours, cross-dressing and S&M. (From Canada) (Movie) (Comedy) M(N,A,S,L)

10:30PM

14 Blades

Movies M

Donnie Yen stars in this kung-fu thriller as the leader of a secret service agency who is betrayed when the Imperial Court is overthrown. (China) #SBSfilm

Featuring one of China’s biggest stars, Donnie Yen, this is the action packed story of a secret service agent in the Ming dynasty. As the leader of the clandestine force Jinyiwei, Qinglong is betrayed while on a mission after a corrupt eunuch takes control of the Imperial Court. With his former comrades turned against him, he must battle to return the former Emperor to power. Written and directed by Daniel Lee (Three Kingdoms) and also stars Wei Zhao and Chun Wu. (From China, in Mandarin) (Martial Arts) (2010) M (A,V)

11:55PM

I Spit On Your Grave

Movies R

An aspiring writer is repeatedly sexually abused, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge, inflicting upon them every horrifying and torturous moment they carried out on her.

1:35AM

A Touch Of Sin

Movies MA

Inspired by four shocking (and true) events that forced the world's fastest growing economy into a period of self-examination, this daring film focuses on four characters, each living in different provinces, who are driven to violent ends.

1:45AM

Vargas: Neptune's Thunder - Part 1

Movies M

Police Captain Adamsberg must re-open a mysterious old murder case connected to the disappearance of his brother. (Part 1 of 2) (France) #SBSMovie

Police Captain Adamsberg must re-open a mysterious old murder case connected to the disappearance of his brother. Adamsberg resumes his search for the Trident serial killer, who got his name because of the three-pronged weapon with which he kills his victims. When a new victim is found in Canada, accusations point to Adamsberg, just like his brother 30 years ago. Based on Fred Vargas’ renowned psycho-thriller. (Part 1 of 2) (From France, in French) (Movie) (Crime) (2009) M(S,N,V,L)

4:10AM

Och, Karol 2

Movies M

Karol has everything. He has three mistresses in addition to his bride. He is charming, loves sex and enslaves women in the blink of an eye – but his fiancee Maria finally finds out the truth and plans her revenge.

Thursday 5th February

6:00AM

On Air

Movies PG

A reclusive 40-year-old radio host is the most well-known voice in France. A major celebrity, yet no-one knows her face and she prefers to keep it that way – until she hits a nasty midlife crisis.

7:30AM

A Touch Of Sin

Movies MA

Inspired by four shocking (and true) events that forced the world's fastest growing economy into a period of self-examination, this daring film focuses on four characters, each living in different provinces, who are driven to violent ends.

9:40AM

My Awkward Sexual Adventure

Movies R

To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists an exotic dancer to help guide him on a quest of sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, massage parlours, cross-dressing and S&M.

To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest of sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlours, cross-dressing and S&M. (From Canada) (Movie) (Comedy) M(N,A,S,L)

11:55AM

I Spit On Your Grave

Movies R

An aspiring writer is repeatedly sexually abused, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge, inflicting upon them every horrifying and torturous moment they carried out on her.

1:35PM

The End

Movies MA

A group of old friends gets together for a weekend in a mountain cabin, but a strange, sudden incident alters their plans, leaving them stranded and with no line of communication to the outside world.

3:15PM

My Awkward Sexual Adventure

Movies R

To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists an exotic dancer to help guide him on a quest of sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, massage parlours, cross-dressing and S&M.

To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest of sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlours, cross-dressing and S&M. (From Canada) (Movie) (Comedy) M(N,A,S,L)

5:00PM

The Pillow Book

Movies MA

Childhood birthday rituals lead a Japanese woman (Viviane Wu) on a search of discovery for sexual pleasures, new cultural experiences and a lover (Ewan McGregor). Directed by Peter Greenaway.

7:05PM

In Darkness

Movies MA

The true story of Leopold Socha, a catholic sewer worker who risked his life to save a dozen people from death, by hiding Jewish refugees for 14 months in the sewers of the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov.

9:30PM

Layla Fourie

Movies M

In this critically acclaimed thriller, Layla Fourie, a young single-mother in South Africa, receives a job assignment as a polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust and fear, she soon becomes a suspect herself.

11:20PM

Emmanuelle

Movies R

Emmanuelle (Sylvia Kristel), the young wife of a French diplomat, enters a world of lust and passion. Guided by the mature Mario, and with the complicity of her husband, she discovers the delights of sensuality.

12:55AM

Tasting Menu

Movies M

As one of the world's greatest restaurants opens for its final evening, a couple in the midst of a divorce who made their reservation a year ago (before separating) reunite for a once-in-a-lifetime meal.

1:40AM

Jar City

Movies MA

A detective attempts to solve a murder case whilst a biologist goes to extreme measures to cure his daughter's rare and fatal disease. Their two stories become intertwined. (Iceland)

A detective attempts to solve a brutal murder case whilst a biologist goes to extreme measures to cure his daughter's rare and fatal disease. Their two stories become intertwined with an unexpected twist that follows deep into the maze of the genetic bloodline of a whole nation. Directed by Baltasar Kormákur and stars Ingvar Eggert Sigurosson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir and Björn Hlynur Haraldsson. (From Iceland, in Icelandic) (Thriller) (2006) (Rpt) MAV (V,A,L)

2:25AM

The Shooter

Movies MA

Denmark is in turmoil as it becomes known that the government broke a crucial election promise not to extract oil in the vulnerable Arctic. A political activist decides to make the government pay for their lies.

4:00AM

The Pillow Book

Movies MA

Childhood birthday rituals lead a Japanese woman (Viviane Wu) on a search of discovery for sexual pleasures, new cultural experiences and a lover (Ewan McGregor). Directed by Peter Greenaway.

Friday 6th February

6:40AM

The Shooter

Movies MA

Denmark is in turmoil as it becomes known that the government broke a crucial election promise not to extract oil in the vulnerable Arctic. A political activist decides to make the government pay for their lies.

8:15AM

Emmanuelle

Movies R

Emmanuelle (Sylvia Kristel), the young wife of a French diplomat, enters a world of lust and passion. Guided by the mature Mario, and with the complicity of her husband, she discovers the delights of sensuality.

9:50AM

Tasting Menu

Movies M

As one of the world's greatest restaurants opens for its final evening, a couple in the midst of a divorce who made their reservation a year ago (before separating) reunite for a once-in-a-lifetime meal.

11:20AM

Layla Fourie

Movies M

In this critically acclaimed thriller, Layla Fourie, a young single-mother in South Africa, receives a job assignment as a polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust and fear, she soon becomes a suspect herself.

1:15PM

In Darkness

Movies MA

The true story of Leopold Socha, a catholic sewer worker who risked his life to save a dozen people from death, by hiding Jewish refugees for 14 months in the sewers of the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov.

3:40PM

Emmanuelle

Movies R

Emmanuelle (Sylvia Kristel), the young wife of a French diplomat, enters a world of lust and passion. Guided by the mature Mario, and with the complicity of her husband, she discovers the delights of sensuality.

5:15PM

About Elly

Movies PG

A group of friends travel from Tehran to spend the weekend at the seaside, tagging along is the eponymous Elly. Things take a dramatic turn when Elly goes missing, and a white lie causes a catastrophic fallout.

7:15PM

Young Detective Dee: Rise Of Sea Dragon

Movies M

Detective Dee's first assignment with the Imperial police finds the city in fear of sea monsters, which is only the beginning. His investigation finds more earthbound threats from the highest corridors of power.

9:30PM

Sexual Chronicles Of A French Family

Movies R

When youngest son Romain is caught misbehaving in biology class, three generations of a French family break their taboos about sex and open up about their experiences and desires for the first time.

10:50PM

Frozen Silence

Movies MA

The discovery of dead horses and a Spanish soldier's corpse under a frozen lake on the Russian front triggers an investigation led by a former Spanish police inspector in the midst of World War II.

11:30PM

Call Girl

Movies MA

Call Girl tells the story of how a young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society, into a ruthless world where power can get you anything. (Sweden)

It's Stockholm in the late 70's amongst the model utopian society. Political neutrality and atomic power march hand in hand with women's liberation and the sexual revolution. But under the polished surface, other desires are eager to be fulfilled. Within a stone's throw of government buildings and juvenile homes lies the seductive, glittery and dirty world of sex clubs, strip shows, discotheques and apartments used for illicit and profitable rendezvous. Call Girl tells the story of how a young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society, into a ruthless world where power can get you anything. (From Sweden, in Swedish) (Movie) (Drama) (2012) MA(S)

12:40AM

Two Mothers

Movies MA

This gripping film follows a lesbian couple as they attempt to have a child through in vitro fertilisation, and their uphill battle to find a sperm bank that is prepared to offer its services to same-sex couples.

2:00AM

Michael Kohlhaas

Movies MA

In 16th century France, horse dealer Michael Kohlhaas (Mads Mikkelsen) leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

4:00AM

About Elly

Movies PG

A group of friends travel from Tehran to spend the weekend at the seaside, tagging along is the eponymous Elly. Things take a dramatic turn when Elly goes missing, and a white lie causes a catastrophic fallout.

Saturday 7th February

6:00AM

Sexual Chronicles Of A French Family

Movies R

When youngest son Romain is caught misbehaving in biology class, three generations of a French family break their taboos about sex and open up about their experiences and desires for the first time.

7:20AM

Young Detective Dee: Rise Of Sea Dragon

Movies M

Detective Dee's first assignment with the Imperial police finds the city in fear of sea monsters, which is only the beginning. His investigation finds more earthbound threats from the highest corridors of power.

9:35AM

Frozen Silence

Movies MA

The discovery of dead horses and a Spanish soldier's corpse under a frozen lake on the Russian front triggers an investigation led by a former Spanish police inspector in the midst of World War II.

11:25AM

Two Mothers

Movies MA

This gripping film follows a lesbian couple as they attempt to have a child through in vitro fertilisation, and their uphill battle to find a sperm bank that is prepared to offer its services to same-sex couples.

12:45PM

Yossi

Movies M

This sequel to ‘Yossi & Jagger’ finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death. As he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them - Tom - reignites his romantic feelings.

2:10PM

Young Detective Dee: Rise Of Sea Dragon

Movies M

Detective Dee's first assignment with the Imperial police finds the city in fear of sea monsters, which is only the beginning. His investigation finds more earthbound threats from the highest corridors of power.

4:25PM

Sexual Chronicles Of A French Family

Movies R

When youngest son Romain is caught misbehaving in biology class, three generations of a French family break their taboos about sex and open up about their experiences and desires for the first time.

5:45PM

Sister

Movies M

In this moving drama, 12-year-old Simon takes on the responsibility of supporting his restless older sister by stealing from the ski resort near their home – but he begins to lose his boundaries and enters dangerous territory.

7:25PM

Belly Of An Architect

Movies M

An American architect goes to Rome to curate an exhibition devoted to French architect Etienne-Louis Boullee, but finds himself constantly at war with his Italian partners, his wife and ultimately his own body.

8:30PM

Shaolin

Movies MA

Set in the early 20th century, China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords fight to expand their power. General Hou is at the centre of the struggle with his violent tactics. (China) #SBSfilm

Set in the early 20th century, China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords fight to expand their power. General Hou is at the centre of the struggle with his violent and ruthless tactics that rarely discriminate between soldiers and civilians. When Hou is betrayed by fellow general Cao Man, he is forced into hiding, and takes refuge with the monks at their hidden mountain temple. Nominated for four Hong Kong Film Awards in 2012. Directed by Benny Chan and stars Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse and Jackie Chan. (From China, in Mandarin and Cantonese) (Martial Arts) (2011) (Class. tbc)

9:30PM

Diary Of A Nymphomaniac

Movies R

The diary of a promiscuous young woman who finds herself at a crossroads in life where the only way to quell her gnawing sex addiction is to enter the seedy world of prostitution.

A chronicle of a promiscuous young French woman who finds herself at a crossroads in life, where the only way to quell her gnawing sex addiction is to enter the seedy world of prostitution. Nominated for three Spanish Gaudi Awards in 2009. Directed by Christian Molina and stars Belén Fabra, Leonardo Sbaraglia and Llum Barrera. (From Spain, in Spanish and French) (Drama) (2008) (Rpt) MA (A,N,S)

10:55PM

Little Big Soldier

Movies M

Set during the Chinese wars of the third century BC, Jackie Chan plays an old foot soldier who manages to capture an injured enemy general during a battle. (China) #SBSfilm

Set during the Chinese wars of the third century BC, Jackie Chan plays an old foot soldier who manages to capture an injured enemy general during a battle. In the hopes of getting a reward, the soldier decides to kidnap the general and bring him back to his own state. But it's not long before they have to work together against the bandits who lurk in the mountains. An official selection at the 2010 Berlin International Film Festival. Directed by Ding Sheng and stars Jackie Chan, Leehom Wang and Steve Yoo. (From China, in Mandarin) (Action/Adventure) (2010) M (V)

11:00PM

Sin Nombre

Movies MA

In this epic dramatic thriller, a Honduran teenager reunites with her long-estranged father and attempts to emigrate to America with him in order to start a new life. (Mexico)

In this epic dramatic thriller, a Honduran teenager reunites with her long-estranged father and attempts to emigrate to America with him in order to start a new life. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize and winner of the Directing Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Cary Fukunaga and stars Paulina Gaitan, Edgar Flores and Kristyan Ferrer. (From Mexico, in Spanish) (Thriller) (2009) (Rpt) MAV (V)

11:15PM

Irreversible

Movies R

A demanding, rewarding emotional odyssey that stars real-life couple Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel. Visceral and scarring, it outraged at Cannes, but was nominated for Best Film.

12:45AM

Storm Warriors

Movies M

Two friends, Wind and Cloud, seek out the teaching of an all-powerful master in order to drive back a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China. (Hong Kong)

An epic battle is played out by warriors harnessing the power of the elements in this action drama from the directing team of Danny Pang and Oxide Pang Chun. Heroic warriors Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China and taking control of the land. A sequel to the 1998 blockbuster, The Storm Riders. Winner of the award for Best Visual Effects at the 2010 Hong Kong Film Awards. Stars Aaron Kwok, Ekin Cheng and Kenny Ho. (From Hong Kong, in Cantonese) (Action Adventure) (2009) M (V)

12:55AM

Michael Kohlhaas

Movies MA

In 16th century France, horse dealer Michael Kohlhaas (Mads Mikkelsen) leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

1:50AM

Beijing Bicycle

Movies M

Set in contemporary China, Gui, a country boy, comes to Beijing and finds a job in a courier company. When he finally pays off the bicycle issued to him, he finds it has been stolen. (China) #SBSfilm

Set in contemporary Beijing, Gui, a 17-year-old country boy, comes to Beijing and finds a job in a courier company. When he finally pays off the bicycle issued to him, he finds it has been stolen. Devastated, he starts a long and hard search for his lost bicycle. This is a bleak and affecting film which deals with issues of class and survival in a new China. Winner of the Silver Bear at the 2001 Berlin International Film Festival. Directed by Xiaoshuai Wang and stars Lin Cui, Xun Zhou and Bin Li. (From China, in Mandarin) (Drama) (2001) (Rpt) M (V,L)

2:55AM

Yossi

Movies M

This sequel to ‘Yossi & Jagger’ finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death. As he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them - Tom - reignites his romantic feelings.

4:20AM

Sister

Movies M

In this moving drama, 12-year-old Simon takes on the responsibility of supporting his restless older sister by stealing from the ski resort near their home – but he begins to lose his boundaries and enters dangerous territory.

Sunday 8th February

6:00AM

Irreversible

Movies R

A demanding, rewarding emotional odyssey that stars real-life couple Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel. Visceral and scarring, it outraged at Cannes, but was nominated for Best Film.

7:40AM

Belly Of An Architect

Movies M

An American architect goes to Rome to curate an exhibition devoted to French architect Etienne-Louis Boullee, but finds himself constantly at war with his Italian partners, his wife and ultimately his own body.

9:45AM

Diary Of A Nymphomaniac

Movies R

The diary of a promiscuous young woman who finds herself at a crossroads in life where the only way to quell her gnawing sex addiction is to enter the seedy world of prostitution.

A chronicle of a promiscuous young French woman who finds herself at a crossroads in life, where the only way to quell her gnawing sex addiction is to enter the seedy world of prostitution. Nominated for three Spanish Gaudi Awards in 2009. Directed by Christian Molina and stars Belén Fabra, Leonardo Sbaraglia and Llum Barrera. (From Spain, in Spanish and French) (Drama) (2008) (Rpt) MA (A,N,S)

11:25AM

Sister

Movies M

In this moving drama, 12-year-old Simon takes on the responsibility of supporting his restless older sister by stealing from the ski resort near their home – but he begins to lose his boundaries and enters dangerous territory.

1:05PM

Jump

Movies MA

This powerful film follows the lives of four twenty-somethings whose lives collide one fateful New Year's Eve amidst the ancient walls of Derry, Northern Ireland in a night of fast talk, accidents and intrigue.

2:30PM

Irreversible

Movies R

A demanding, rewarding emotional odyssey that stars real-life couple Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel. Visceral and scarring, it outraged at Cannes, but was nominated for Best Film.

4:10PM

Diary Of A Nymphomaniac

Movies R

The diary of a promiscuous young woman who finds herself at a crossroads in life where the only way to quell her gnawing sex addiction is to enter the seedy world of prostitution.

A chronicle of a promiscuous young French woman who finds herself at a crossroads in life, where the only way to quell her gnawing sex addiction is to enter the seedy world of prostitution. Nominated for three Spanish Gaudi Awards in 2009. Directed by Christian Molina and stars Belén Fabra, Leonardo Sbaraglia and Llum Barrera. (From Spain, in Spanish and French) (Drama) (2008) (Rpt) MA (A,N,S)

5:50PM

Welcome To The North

Movies M

The quirky postal workers of the 2012 film festival hit 'Welcome to the South' reverse direction in this hilarious Italian comedy, which sees two friends reunite in Northern Italy when a work transfer request is submitted incorrectly.

8:05PM

28 Hotel Rooms

Movies MA

Unfolding as a collage of moments - some sexy, some innocent, some profound, some silly – this is an intimate portrait of an affair in which two people wrestle with the intoxication of sex, and the confusion of loving more than one person.

9:30PM

Guilty Of Romance

Movies R

Izumi, the wife of a famous novelist, decides to break away from the loveless monotony of her life and takes a job as an nude model. Things quickly progress, and she must hide her new career from her husband.

9:30PM

On The Ice

Movies MA

In this engrossing and suspenseful feature film debut by filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha MacLean, two teenage boys confront a tragic accident.

In this engrossing and suspenseful feature film debut by filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha MacLean, two teenage boys who have grown up like brothers go about their lives in the comfortable claustrophobia of an isolated Alaskan town. Early one morning, on a seal hunt with another teenager, an argument between the three boys quickly escalates into a tragic accident. Bonded by their dark secret, the two best friends are forced to create one fabrication after another in order to survive. The shocked boys stumble through guilt fueled days, avoiding the suspicions of their community as they weave a web of deceit. With their future in the balance, the two boys are forced to explore the limits of friendship and honor. Featuring breakout performances by Josiah Patkotak and Frank Qutuq Irelan.

11:05PM

Everlasting Moments

Movies MA

In a time of social change, war and poverty in the early 20th century, Maria, a young working class woman, wins a camera in a lottery. Her decision to keep it alters her whole life. (Sweden) #SBSfilm

In a time of social change, war and poverty in the early 20th century, Maria, a young Swedish working class woman, wins a camera in a lottery. Her decision to keep it alters her whole life. Nominated for the 2009 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Directed by Jan Troell and stars Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt and Jesper Christensen. (From Sweden, in Swedish) (Drama) (2008) MA (L)

11:55PM

Jump

Movies MA

This powerful film follows the lives of four twenty-somethings whose lives collide one fateful New Year's Eve amidst the ancient walls of Derry, Northern Ireland in a night of fast talk, accidents and intrigue.

1:15AM

Dark Blue World

Movies M

From the director of the Oscar-winning Kolya, Jan Sverak, this film centres on a group of Czech pilots who are treated as traitors after training with the RAF in 1939. (Czech Republic) #SBSfilm

The friendship of two men is tested by war, political upheaval, and romantic rivalry in this drama from Czech filmmaker Jan Sverák. The film tells the little-known story of Czech fighter pilots who escaped the Nazi occupation of their country in 1939 to fight in Britain's Royal Air Force. Those who survived the battles were placed in work camps upon their return home by a then-entrenched communist regime. Winner of five Czech Lion Awards in 2002. Stars Ondrej Vetchý, Krystof Hádek and Tara Fitzgerald. (From the Czech Republic, in Czech and English) (War) (2001) (Rpt) M (A,L,S)

1:20AM

The Past

Movies M

An Iranian man deserts his wife and children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce, unveiling a secret from their past.

3:55AM

Welcome To The North

Movies M

The quirky postal workers of the 2012 film festival hit 'Welcome to the South' reverse direction in this hilarious Italian comedy, which sees two friends reunite in Northern Italy when a work transfer request is submitted incorrectly.

Movies

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