Saturday 1st October

Rec4 Apocalypse

5:50AM Movies MA

Confined to a quarantine facility in the bowels of an ocean liner, a group of survivors fight for their lives against infected zombie hordes, in this climax to the spectacularly popular Spanish horror franchise.

Declaration Of War

7:25AM Movies M

When their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumour, parents Romeo and Juliette unite to fight for his survival. Despite the unexpected news, they declare war on illness, death and despair. Based on real events.

In this award-winning film based on a true story played by the real life characters themselves, beautiful Juliette and dashing Romeo are two souls whose electric first encounter and rapid storybook romance is quickly followed by the birth of a child. But their lives are transformed overnight when a visit to their paediatrician results in a stunning verdict: their infant son Adam is seriously ill. (From France, in French) (Drama) (2011) (Rpt) M(L)

Farewell, My Queen

9:05AM Movies M

A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution.

A look at the relationship between Queen Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the early days of the French Revolution in 1789. Winner of three French César Awards in 2013, including Best Costume Design. Directed by Benoît Jacquot and stars Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger and Virginie Ledoyen. (From France, in French and English) (Drama) (2012) (Rpt) M(A,N) CC

The Smell Of Us

10:45AM Movies R

Acclaimed director Larry Clark paints a shocking, provocative portrait of a group of teens who meet up daily near the Eiffel Tower to skate, goof off, or get stoned, with explicit consequences.

The 400 Blows

12:15PM Movies PG

A defining film of the French New Wave movement and winner of Best Director at the Cannes International Film Festival in 1959. The story of a Parisian teen who turns to petty crime after being failed by his parents.

Holiday

1:55PM Movies M

Set during Ecuador’s financial meltdown in 1999, a sensitive 16-year-old boy from a privileged background develops complicated feelings for an indigenous young man after he saves him from a beating.

The Smell Of Us

3:20PM Movies R

Acclaimed director Larry Clark paints a shocking, provocative portrait of a group of teens who meet up daily near the Eiffel Tower to skate, goof off, or get stoned, with explicit consequences.

Declaration Of War

4:50PM Movies M

When their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumour, parents Romeo and Juliette unite to fight for his survival. Despite the unexpected news, they declare war on illness, death and despair. Based on real events.

In this award-winning film based on a true story played by the real life characters themselves, beautiful Juliette and dashing Romeo are two souls whose electric first encounter and rapid storybook romance is quickly followed by the birth of a child. But their lives are transformed overnight when a visit to their paediatrician results in a stunning verdict: their infant son Adam is seriously ill. (From France, in French) (Drama) (2011) (Rpt) M(L)

Last Dragon Master

6:30PM Movies MA

Chow Yun-Fat portrays real-life gangster Chen Daqi as he rises to the upper echelons of power, finding himself torn between the love of two women, the murderous plots of the secret service and the threat of war.

Set in Shanghai’s Gangster era of the early 1900s, this tells the tale of Cheng (Chow Yun-Fat). a young man who is set up by the chief of police and must leave the life he knows and the woman he loves, to start again. After escaping prison Cheng quickly and violently moves his way up the ladder of Shanghai’s criminal underworld to become one of the most powerful mob bosses in Shanghai’s history. But fame and notoriety take their toll when Cheng finds himself stuck between the looming Japanese army and the scheming local secret service. (From China & Hong Kong, in Cantonese) (Martial Arts) (Movie) (2012) (Class.tba)

Tangerine

8:30PM Movies MA

A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.

A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart. Directed by Sean Baker and stars Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor and Karren Karagulian. (From the US) (Drama) (2015) MA

Beatriz's War

9:30PM Movies M

East Timor's award-winning first feature film is the haunting, passionate story of one woman's conviction to remain true to the man she loves and the country for which she fought.

East Timor's award-winning first feature film is the haunting, passionate story of one woman's conviction to remain true to the man she loves and the country for which she fought. 16 years after Beatriz's husband disappeared during a brutal massacre by occupying Indonesian forces, she is troubled by his return. Is this mysterious stranger her husband or an imposter? Directed by Luigi Acquisto and Bety Reis, and stars José da Costa, Osme Gonsalves and Gaspar Sarmento. (From Indonesia, in Indonesian and Tetum) (Drama) (2013) M(A,V,L)

Sleeping Beauty

10:00PM Movies MA

A young student begins an erotic freelance job where she is sedated and sleeps in bed with paying customers, unaware of what they have done to her when she awakes. This haunting Australian film premiered at Cannes.

Follows the haunting story of a young university student who begins an erotic freelance job where she is sedated and sleeps in bed with paying customers, unaware of what they have done to her when she awakes. This Australian drama had its world premiere as a Competition film at the Cannes Film Festival 2011. It is the directorial debut from Australian Julia Leigh, and won several awards around the world including Best Direction in a Feature at the Australian Directors Guild 2012. (Drama) MA(S,N,L) CC

Room In Rome

11:45PM Movies MA

Director Julio Medem's beautifully-crafted erotic drama takes place within a Rome hotel room where two recently acquainted women embark on a sexual adventure. (Spain)

When Alba seduces Natasha in a bar, the two women agree to limit their passionate affair to a one-night encounter. However, as they begin to slowly reveal their true selves to each other, their lust is met with deeper emotions that open the door for what evolves into a poignant character study. Nominated for four Spanish Goya Awards in 2011. Directed by Julio Medem and stars Elena Anaya, Natasha Yarovenko and Enrico Lo Verso. (From Spain, in English, Italian, Russian and Spanish) (Drama) (2010) MA(S,N,A) CC

Homesick

11:45PM Movies R

Bedevilled by demons, a woman and her half-brother find comfort with each other. This shared yearning brings the two closer together, until they are finally tempted to violate one of humanity's oldest taboos.

Young & Beautiful

1:30AM Movies R

Told over the course of four seasons with four songs, this lyrical film portrays the coming-of-age of a 17-year-old French girl as she experiences a sexual awakening, exploring love and her identity. Directed by Francois Ozon.

Love

4:05AM Movies R

A young man who feels trapped by an unplanned child with his girlfriend looks back on a previous, perhaps darker, relationship with a woman who is now missing. Directed by master provocateur Gaspar Noe.

Sunday 2nd October

The Last Diamond

6:20AM Movies MA

A thief on parole is hired to carry out the biggest job of his career, to steal the famous Florentine diamond. To succeed, he must get close to a beautiful diamond expert with a personal interest in the jewel.

Farewell, My Queen

8:10AM Movies M

A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution.

A look at the relationship between Queen Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the early days of the French Revolution in 1789. Winner of three French César Awards in 2013, including Best Costume Design. Directed by Benoît Jacquot and stars Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger and Virginie Ledoyen. (From France, in French and English) (Drama) (2012) (Rpt) M(A,N) CC

Haute Cuisine

9:50AM Movies M

A chef is plucked from relative obscurity to whip up classic French dishes for the most powerful man in the nation. Based on the true story of the personal chef to former French president Francois Mitterrand.

Hortense Laborie, a renowned chef from the Périgord, is astonished when the President of the Republic appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Élysée Palace. Despite jealous resentment from the other kitchen staff, Hortense quickly establishes herself, thanks to her indomitable spirit. The authenticity of her cooking soon seduces the President, but the corridors of power are littered with traps. Based on the extraordinary true story of President François Mitterand's private cook. (From France, in French) (Movie) (Drama) (2012) M(L) CC

Why Don’t You Play In Hell

11:25AM Movies R

Bitter feuds and unrequited loves that bind two warring Yakuza clans are intensified by the comical interference of a deluded film director, who is hired to propel a gang leader's daughter to stardom.

My Summer In Provence

1:25PM Movies M

Exploring family ties and a clash of generations, this touching film follows three siblings who are forced to spend their summer with their estranged grandfather following their parents' split.

Mood Indigo

3:10PM Movies M

Chloe (Audrey Tautou) suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. A kindhearted dreamer crosses paths with the quick-witted girl, and after much wooing, manages to win her over.

The surreal and poetic tale of Colin, an idealistic and inventive young man, and Chloé (Audrey Tatou), a young woman who seems like the physical embodiment of the eponymous Duke Ellington tune. Their idyllic marriage is turned on its head when Chloé falls sick with a water lily growing in her lung. To pay for her medical bills in this fantasy version of Paris, Colin must go out to work in a series of increasingly absurd jobs, while around them, their apartment disintegrates and their friends, including the talented Nicolas, and Chick - a huge fan of the philosopher Jean-Sol Partre - go to pieces. (From France, in French) (Movie) (Drama) (2013) M(N,A,V)

The Last Diamond

4:45PM Movies MA

A thief on parole is hired to carry out the biggest job of his career, to steal the famous Florentine diamond. To succeed, he must get close to a beautiful diamond expert with a personal interest in the jewel.

Holy Motors

6:35PM Movies MA

This mind-bending film from director Leos Carax, follows a day in the life of a man who drives around Paris in a limousine, emerging at different times and locations disguised as different characters.

Follows a day in the life of a man who drives around Paris in a limousine, stopping around the city disguised as a series of different characters. This movie is a love letter to the world of cinema, with enough twists and turns to stay in your head for days afterwards. (From France, in French) (Movie) (Cult) (2012) MA(S,N,V)

The New Girlfriend

8:30PM Movies R

When her best friend Lea dies, Claire falls into a deep depression. However, after discovering a surprising secret about her late friend’s husband, she’s given a new lease on life. Directed by Francois Ozon.

Shame

10:20PM Movies R

Brandon (Michael Fassbender) shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his sister (Carey Mulligan) moves in stirring memories of their painful past, he spirals out of control.

In New York City, Brandon's carefully cultivated private life, which allows him to indulge his sexual addiction, is disrupted when his sister arrives unannounced for an indefinite stay. Directed by Steve McQueen and stars Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan and James Badge. (From the UK) (Film) (Drama) (2011) (Rpt) MA(N,A,S)

Louise-Michel

11:20PM Movies M

In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money - and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss. (France) #SBSMovies

In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss. Winner of the Special Jury Prize World Cinema at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Gustave de Kervern and Benoît Delépine, and stars Yolande Moreau, Bouli Lanners and Benoît Poelvoorde. (From France, in French) (Comedy) (2008) (Rpt) M (L,V)

Don Jon

12:05AM Movies MA

A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find intimacy with his potential true love. Starring, written and directed by Joseph-Gordon Levitt.

In this stylish comedy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Jon, a man who, although dedicated to his friends, family, church and girlfriend, played by Scarlett Johansson, suffers from intimacy issues due to his addiction to pornography. When he meets Esther through adult education, he begins to recognise his issues. Written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. (From the US) (Movie) (2013) (Rpt) M(A,S,L)

Ten Winters

1:05AM Movies M

Born of a chance meeting in Venice, Silvestro and Camilla's romance unfolds over ten winters as new lovers come and go, but they are eternally thrust back into one another's arms. #SBSMovies

Born of a chance meeting on a ferry in Venice, Silvestro and Camilla's rocky romance unfolds over ten winters as new lovers come and go, but they are eternally thrust back into one another's arms. Winner of the 2010 David di Donatello Award for Best New Director. Directed by Valerio Mieli and stars Isabella Ragonese, Michele Riondino and Glen Blackhall. (From Italy, in Italian, Russian and English) (Romance) (2009) (Rpt) M(S,L) CC

Q

1:35AM Movies R

This film follows youth of a French coastal town. Alice, Matt, Chance and Alex each have their lives changed by an encounter with the lustful Cècille, a young woman whose sexual appetite belies a deeper sadness.

Rebellion

1:40AM Movies M

Written, directed and starring Mathieu Kassovitz, this fast-paced drama retells the 1988 New Caledonian hostage crisis - where 30 police officers were captured by rebels. (France) #SBSMovies

Written, directed and starring French star Mathieu Kassovitz, this fast-paced drama tells the true story of the 1988 Ouvea cave hostage taking. When a police station is attacked by Kanak separatists and 300 officers are taken hostage, French Special Forces are sent in to clean up the mess before the Presidential elections. The stakes are high, as the rebel leader and the GIGN Captain try to find a peaceful solution at any cost. (From France, in French) (Movie) (Drama) (2011) M(S,A,V,L)

Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story)

3:20AM Movies MA

In the well-to-do suburbs of a small town, a group of pretty average, well-adjusted sixteen and seventeen year olds push the limits of their sexuality until the nature of their activities is revealed.

Monday 3rd October

A l'aventure

5:00AM Movies R

Fed up with her mundane lifestyle, and unsatisfied by her boyfriend Fred, Sandrine quits her job as a businesswoman and decides to embark on erotic and raunchy adventures in hope of finding fulfilment.

The Connection

6:45AM Movies MA

In 1970s France, dedicated cop Pierre Michel risks his life to crack a heroin ring masterminded by powerful mobster Gaëtan Zampa Based on a true story.

The Artist

9:00AM Movies PG

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

Why Don’t You Play In Hell

10:40AM Movies R

Bitter feuds and unrequited loves that bind two warring Yakuza clans are intensified by the comical interference of a deluded film director, who is hired to propel a gang leader's daughter to stardom.

A l'aventure

12:40PM Movies R

Fed up with her mundane lifestyle, and unsatisfied by her boyfriend Fred, Sandrine quits her job as a businesswoman and decides to embark on erotic and raunchy adventures in hope of finding fulfilment.

Mood Indigo

2:25PM Movies M

Chloe (Audrey Tautou) suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. A kindhearted dreamer crosses paths with the quick-witted girl, and after much wooing, manages to win her over.

The surreal and poetic tale of Colin, an idealistic and inventive young man, and Chloé (Audrey Tatou), a young woman who seems like the physical embodiment of the eponymous Duke Ellington tune. Their idyllic marriage is turned on its head when Chloé falls sick with a water lily growing in her lung. To pay for her medical bills in this fantasy version of Paris, Colin must go out to work in a series of increasingly absurd jobs, while around them, their apartment disintegrates and their friends, including the talented Nicolas, and Chick - a huge fan of the philosopher Jean-Sol Partre - go to pieces. (From France, in French) (Movie) (Drama) (2013) M(N,A,V)

The Connection

4:00PM Movies MA

In 1970s France, dedicated cop Pierre Michel risks his life to crack a heroin ring masterminded by powerful mobster Gaëtan Zampa Based on a true story.

Beloved

6:15PM Movies MA

Starring Catherine Deneuve, this musical follows the romantic adventures of Madeleine, as she moves to Prague with a handsome doctor, then 30 years later as her daughter faces the same challenges.

The Crow's Egg

8:30PM Movies PG

Two kids from the slums of India go to extreme lengths to taste a slice of pizza.

National Lampoon's Animal House

9:30PM Movies M

At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble makers have other plans for him. #SBSMovies

When they arrive at college, socially inept freshmen Larry (Thomas Hulce) and Kent (Stephen Furst) attempt to pledge the snooty Omega Theta Pi House, but are summarily rejected. Lowering their standards, they try at the notoriously rowdy Delta Tau Chi House, and get in. The trouble is, the college dean (John Vernon) has it in for the Deltas. He has put them on 'Double Secret Probation' and secretly assigned Omega's president (James Daughton) the task of having their charter revoked. (From the US) (Comedy) (Movie) (1978) (Class. tba)

Day And Night

10:05PM Movies R

Lea and Hanna are studying in Vienna, and need to earn extra cash. They could get waitressing jobs, but call girls make more money. They assume prostitution is an adventure, but reality catches up with them.

Suck Me Shakespeer

11:35PM Movies MA

This comedy follows an ex-con who takes a job as a substitute teacher at a school that sits over his stash of cash from an old robbery. (Germany) #SBSMovies

Zeki Mueller was in jail for 13 months, just enough time for Goethe High to construct a new gym on the exact spot where Zeki’s friend buried his loot from a robbery. In order to get regular access to the school’s basement, from where he hopes to drill a tunnel to his stolen money, Zeki takes on a job as a substitute teacher at the school. But will his elaborate plan work, or only lead him back behind bars? (From Germany, in German) (Movie) (Comedy) (2014) MA(L)

A l'aventure

11:45PM Movies R

Fed up with her mundane lifestyle, and unsatisfied by her boyfriend Fred, Sandrine quits her job as a businesswoman and decides to embark on erotic and raunchy adventures in hope of finding fulfilment.

13 Semesters

1:30AM Movies M

When Momo leaves his small home town to go to university, he is full of enthusiasm and confidence, but slowly the pressures of study and campus living begin to grind him down. #SBSMovies

When Momo leaves his small home town to go to university, he is full of enthusiasm and confidence, but slowly the pressures of study and campus living begin to grind him down. Half way through his course he finds himself at a crossroads with both his relationship and studies. An endearing comedy/drama from acclaimed director Frieder Wittich. Stars Max Riemelt, Dieter Mann and Robert Gwisdek. (From Germany, in German) (Drama) (2009) (Rpt) M(S,L)

The Crow's Egg

1:30AM Movies PG

Two kids from the slums of India go to extreme lengths to taste a slice of pizza.

King Curling

2:40AM Movies M

Once a great curling star, Truls is diagnosed with OCD & banned from competing. When he learns that his old coach is deathly ill, Truls, now heavily medicated, decides to compete again. (Norway) #SBS2

Once a great curling star, Truls is diagnosed with OCD and banned from competing. When he learns that his old coach and father figure is deathly ill, Truls, now heavily medicated, decides to compete again. (From Norway, in Norwegian & Swedish) (Movie) (Comedy) M(S,L)

Beloved

3:05AM Movies MA

Starring Catherine Deneuve, this musical follows the romantic adventures of Madeleine, as she moves to Prague with a handsome doctor, then 30 years later as her daughter faces the same challenges.

Tuesday 4th October

Day And Night

5:20AM Movies R

Lea and Hanna are studying in Vienna, and need to earn extra cash. They could get waitressing jobs, but call girls make more money. They assume prostitution is an adventure, but reality catches up with them.

The Artist

7:00AM Movies PG

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

Bad Boy Bubby

8:40AM Movies R

Tricked by his mother, Bubby has spent 30 years trapped in the same small room. But one day he manages to escape and an adventure into modern life begins.

Hilda

10:35AM Movies M

When Hilda, the new housemaid arrives, Mrs. Lemarchand's obsessions are irreversibly triggered and intensified to the verge of madness.

Day And Night

12:05PM Movies R

Lea and Hanna are studying in Vienna, and need to earn extra cash. They could get waitressing jobs, but call girls make more money. They assume prostitution is an adventure, but reality catches up with them.

Magic Magic

1:45PM Movies MA

In remote Chile, a vacationing young woman begins to mentally unravel and slowly loses her mind; meanwhile, her friends ignore her claim until it’s too late. Stars Michael Cera, Emily Browning and Juno Temple.

No

3:25PM Movies M

An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum and free his country from oppression.

The Crow's Egg

5:20PM Movies PG

Two kids from the slums of India go to extreme lengths to taste a slice of pizza.

All About E

6:55PM Movies MA

This Australian road trip comedy follows E, a beautiful DJ who is forced to run to her ex-girlfriend in the outback when she stumbles on a bag of cash. Can she keep the money, conquer her demons, and get the girl?

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

8:30PM Movies M

A 400-year-old sword is at the centre of the ravishing romances and martial arts miracles in director Ang Lee's cinematic masterpiece. Best Foreign Language Film at the 2001 Academy Awards.

When a politician's daughter steals a legendary warrior's precious sword, a sequence of events is triggered to recover the sword, which leads to a deadly encounter with the thief's witch-like minder. From renowned director Ang Lee, the film received four Academy Awards in 2001, including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. Stars Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen. (From China, in Mandarin) (Action Adventure) (2000) (Rpt) M(V,A,S)

Panama

10:30PM Movies MA

Jovan starts dating Maja casually, no strings attached. But overtime, her mysterious and shady behaviour begins to disturb him. Jovan starts to follow videos and clues over social networks that hint at Maja’s parallel life.

No

12:10AM Movies M

An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum and free his country from oppression.

Life, Above All

12:35AM Movies M

When 12-year-old Chanda's baby sister suddenly dies and her mother becomes ill, she is forced to look after the family while their community turns against them. #SBSMovies

Following the death of her baby sister, 12-year-old Chanda learns of a rumour that spreads like wildfire through her small, dust-ridden village near Johannesburg. It destroys her family and forces her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school in search of her mother and the truth. This touching mother-daughter story was an award winner at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Directed by Oliver Schmitz and stars Khomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane and Harriet Lenabe. (From South Africa, in Sepedi) (Drama) (2010) (Rpt) M(A) CC

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

2:05AM Movies M

A 400-year-old sword is at the centre of the ravishing romances and martial arts miracles in director Ang Lee's cinematic masterpiece. Best Foreign Language Film at the 2001 Academy Awards.

When a politician's daughter steals a legendary warrior's precious sword, a sequence of events is triggered to recover the sword, which leads to a deadly encounter with the thief's witch-like minder. From renowned director Ang Lee, the film received four Academy Awards in 2001, including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. Stars Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen. (From China, in Mandarin) (Action Adventure) (2000) (Rpt) M(V,A,S)

Biutiful

4:05AM Movies MA

From the director of ‘21 Grams’ comes this powerful tale of fatherhood. Uxbal (Javier Bardem) works illegally to look after his two children, but his life comes undone when he is told he is going to die.

A powerful tale of love and fatherhood. Uxbal, a petty criminal, struggles to take care of his two children after his alcoholic wife abandons them. But his world falls apart when he is diagnosed with a terminal illness and his death becomes imminent. Nominated for two Academy Awards in 2011, including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Actor (Javier Bardem). Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, and also stars Maricel Álvarez and Hanaa Bouchaib. (From Spain, in Spanish and Catalan) (Drama) (2010) (Rpt) MA (A,N)

Wednesday 5th October

Marina

6:30AM Movies M

The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.

The Crime Of Father Amaro

8:35AM Movies MA

The most shocking film ever released in Mexico. Star of The Motorcycle Diaries, Gael Garcia Bernal is a morally corrupt Catholic priest tempted by a young woman. A Golden Globe and an Academy Award nominee.

A recently ordained priest, 24-year-old Father Amaro, is sent to a small parish church in Mexico to assist the ageing Father Benito in his daily work. Upon arriving, Father Amaro meets Amelia, a beautiful 16-year-old girl whose religious devotion soon becomes helplessly entangled in a growing attraction to the new priest. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2003 Academy Awards. Directed by Carlos Carrera and stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón and Damian Alcazar. (From Mexico, in Spanish) (Drama) (2002) (Rpt) MA (S,L,A)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

10:35AM Movies M

A 400-year-old sword is at the centre of the ravishing romances and martial arts miracles in director Ang Lee's cinematic masterpiece. Best Foreign Language Film at the 2001 Academy Awards.

When a politician's daughter steals a legendary warrior's precious sword, a sequence of events is triggered to recover the sword, which leads to a deadly encounter with the thief's witch-like minder. From renowned director Ang Lee, the film received four Academy Awards in 2001, including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. Stars Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen. (From China, in Mandarin) (Action Adventure) (2000) (Rpt) M(V,A,S)

German Angst

12:35PM Movies R

Three German tales of love, sex and death in Berlin from Germany's most shocking and controversial directors.

Biutiful

2:25PM Movies MA

From the director of ‘21 Grams’ comes this powerful tale of fatherhood. Uxbal (Javier Bardem) works illegally to look after his two children, but his life comes undone when he is told he is going to die.

A powerful tale of love and fatherhood. Uxbal, a petty criminal, struggles to take care of his two children after his alcoholic wife abandons them. But his world falls apart when he is diagnosed with a terminal illness and his death becomes imminent. Nominated for two Academy Awards in 2011, including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Actor (Javier Bardem). Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, and also stars Maricel Álvarez and Hanaa Bouchaib. (From Spain, in Spanish and Catalan) (Drama) (2010) (Rpt) MA (A,N)

Marina

4:50PM Movies M

The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.

The Fat & The Angry Part 1

6:55PM Movies MA

Inspired by actual events, this two-part film by BREAKING BAD director Johan Rench explores one of the world’s largest credit card frauds, a scam from the dark underworld of Gothenburg that ended up in the hands of the FBI.

Partisan

8:30PM Movies MA

Alexander, a boy raised in a sequestered commune, finds his increasing unwillingness to fall in line puts him on a collision course with Gregori, the society's charismatic leader.

Event Horizon

8:35PM Movies MA

A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole & has now returned - with someone or something new on-board. Stars Laurence Fishburne & Kathleen Quinlan. #SBSMovies

When the Event Horizon, a spacecraft that vanished years earlier, suddenly reappears, a team is dispatched to investigate the ship. Accompanied by the Event Horizon's creator, William Weir (Sam Neill), the crew of the Lewis and Clark, led by Captain Miller (Laurence Fishburne), begins to explore the seemingly abandoned vessel. However, it soon becomes evident that something sinister resides in its corridors, and that the horrors that befell the Event Horizon's previous journey are still present. (From the US) (Movie) (Horror) (2002) MA(H,V)

Alvin Purple (The Sex Therapist)

10:10PM 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.

Sunshine

10:25PM Movies M

In the year 2057, Earth's last hope lies with a spacecraft whose mission is to deliver a nuclear device designed to reignite our fading sun. #SBSMovies

In the year 2057, the Sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth’s last hope lies with the Icarus II, a spacecraft with a crew of eight men and women led by Captain Kaneda. Their mission: to deliver a nuclear device designed to reignite the fading sun. Deep into their voyage, the crew hear a distress beacon from the Icarus I, which disappeared on the same mission seven years earlier. A terrible accident throws their mission into jeopardy and soon the crew find themselves fighting not only for their lives and their sanity, but for the future of mankind. (From the UK) (Movie) (Sci-Fi) (2007) (Rpt) MA(V,L)

How To Win At Checkers (Every Time)

11:45PM Movies M

After the loss of both parents, 11 year old Oat faces an uncertain future when his older, gay brother must submit to Thailand's annual military draft lottery.

Bethlehem

11:55PM Movies M

Recruited as an informant by the Israeli secret service, a Palestinian man is caught between two kinds of loyalty in this glimpse into the dark world of human intelligence. (Israel) #SBSMovies

Recruited as an informant by the Israeli secret service, a Palestinian man finds himself caught between two different kinds of loyalty in this unparalleled glimpse into the dark world of human intelligence. (From Israel, in Arabic & Hebrew) (Movie) (Drama) (2013) M(V,L)

Partisan

1:10AM Movies MA

Alexander, a boy raised in a sequestered commune, finds his increasing unwillingness to fall in line puts him on a collision course with Gregori, the society's charismatic leader.

Mother

1:45AM Movies MA

When a disabled boy is arrested for the murder of a young girl in rural South Korea, it's left to his widowed mother to find the girl's killer and to prove her son's innocence. (South Korea) #SBSfilm

When a mentally disabled boy is arrested for the murder of a young girl in rural South Korea, the case is quickly closed thanks to an inefficient lawyer and an apathetic police force. It's left to the boy's widowed mother to find the girl's killer and to prove her son's innocence. Winner of three Asian Film Awards in 2010, including Best Film. Directed by Joon-ho Bong and stars Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won and Ku Jin. (From South Korea, in Korean) (Mystery/Crime) (2009) (Rpt) MA(S,V)

Biutiful

2:50AM Movies MA

From the director of ‘21 Grams’ comes this powerful tale of fatherhood. Uxbal (Javier Bardem) works illegally to look after his two children, but his life comes undone when he is told he is going to die.

A powerful tale of love and fatherhood. Uxbal, a petty criminal, struggles to take care of his two children after his alcoholic wife abandons them. But his world falls apart when he is diagnosed with a terminal illness and his death becomes imminent. Nominated for two Academy Awards in 2011, including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Actor (Javier Bardem). Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, and also stars Maricel Álvarez and Hanaa Bouchaib. (From Spain, in Spanish and Catalan) (Drama) (2010) (Rpt) MA (A,N)

Thursday 6th October

Alvin Purple (The Sex Therapist)

5:15AM 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.

The Crime Of Father Amaro

6:50AM Movies MA

The most shocking film ever released in Mexico. Star of The Motorcycle Diaries, Gael Garcia Bernal is a morally corrupt Catholic priest tempted by a young woman. A Golden Globe and an Academy Award nominee.

A recently ordained priest, 24-year-old Father Amaro, is sent to a small parish church in Mexico to assist the ageing Father Benito in his daily work. Upon arriving, Father Amaro meets Amelia, a beautiful 16-year-old girl whose religious devotion soon becomes helplessly entangled in a growing attraction to the new priest. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2003 Academy Awards. Directed by Carlos Carrera and stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón and Damian Alcazar. (From Mexico, in Spanish) (Drama) (2002) (Rpt) MA (S,L,A)

3some

8:50AM Movies R

An art student surprises his classmate and fellow artist by unexpectedly keeping the portrait he has painted of her. The turn of events continues into a seductive, passionate love triangle with a third student.

An art student disappoints his classmate and fellow artist by keeping the portrait he has painted of her when she believed she would own it after it was completed. This surprising turn of events continues into a seductive love triangle between himself, her and another student. Directed by Salvador García Ruiz and stars Adriana Ugarte, Biel Durán and Nilo Mur. (From Spain, in Spanish) (Drama) (2009) (Rpt) MA (S,A,N) CC

The Fat & The Angry Part 1

10:30AM Movies MA

Inspired by actual events, this two-part film by BREAKING BAD director Johan Rench explores one of the world’s largest credit card frauds, a scam from the dark underworld of Gothenburg that ended up in the hands of the FBI.

Elena

12:05PM Movies M

When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan.

Winner of Cannes Special Jury Prize, Elena is a gripping, modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Sixty-ish spouses Vladimir and Elena uneasily share his palatial Moscow apartment-he's a still-virile, wealthy businessman; she's his dowdy former nurse who has clearly "married up." Estranged from his own wild-child daughter, Vladimir openly despises his wife's freeloading son and family. But when a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten the dutiful housewife's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan. (From Russia, in Russian) (Movie) (Drama) (2011) (Rpt) M(V,L)

Alvin Purple (The Sex Therapist)

1:55PM 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.

3some

3:30PM Movies R

An art student surprises his classmate and fellow artist by unexpectedly keeping the portrait he has painted of her. The turn of events continues into a seductive, passionate love triangle with a third student.

An art student disappoints his classmate and fellow artist by keeping the portrait he has painted of her when she believed she would own it after it was completed. This surprising turn of events continues into a seductive love triangle between himself, her and another student. Directed by Salvador García Ruiz and stars Adriana Ugarte, Biel Durán and Nilo Mur. (From Spain, in Spanish) (Drama) (2009) (Rpt) MA (S,A,N) CC

Partisan

5:10PM Movies MA

Alexander, a boy raised in a sequestered commune, finds his increasing unwillingness to fall in line puts him on a collision course with Gregori, the society's charismatic leader.

Nasty Baby

6:50PM Movies MA

A close-knit trio navigate the idea of creating life, while at the same time being confronted with a brutal scenario that causes them to take a life.

Stalingrad

8:30PM Movies MA

This powerful anti-war drama with a $12 billion budget was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the pivotal WWII battle - Germany's worst defeat - the beginning of the end.

This powerful anti-war drama with a $12 billion budget was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the pivotal WWII battle - Germany's worst defeat - the beginning of the end. The Sixth Army, planning on a quick jaunt through strategically important Stalingrad on its way to Iraq, was soon trapped and surrounded. Of the estimated 400,000 soldiers who marched in, only 6,000 returned. Joseph Vilmaier's film follows a group of German soldiers as they go from heady victory to the hell of Stalingrad. Stars Dominique Horwitz, Thomas Kretschmann and Jochen Nickel. (From Germany, in German and Russian, English subtitles) (1992) MA (V,A) (Rpt)

Jedda

9:30PM Movies PG

Jedda is an orphaned Arrernte baby who is adopted by a white family. Jedda grows up, confused over her heritage and place in the world.

Lolita

10:45PM Movies R

A professor rents a room in Charlotte Haze's house after seeing her 14-year-old daughter, to whom he is immediately attracted. The classic story is reimagined in this luscious film starring Jeremy Irons.

At The End Of Daybreak

12:25AM Movies M

Looking to escape the drag of his alcoholic mother, 23-year-old Tuck strikes up an illicit online relationship with Ying, a schoolgirl aged 15. A stark portrait of troubled youth. #SBSMovies

Looking to escape the burden of his alcoholic mother, 23-year-old Tuck strikes up an illicit online relationship with Ying, a 15-year-old schoolgirl. A stark portrait of troubled youth, dysfunctional family life and tragedy. Winner of two awards at the 2010 Asian Film Awards, including Best Actress (Kara Hui). Directed by talented Malaysian director Yuhang Ho and also stars Chui Tien You and Meng Hui Ng. (From Hong Kong, in Cantonese, Malay and Mandarin) (Drama) (2009) (Rpt) M(A,L,S)

Elena

1:00AM Movies M

When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan.

Winner of Cannes Special Jury Prize, Elena is a gripping, modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Sixty-ish spouses Vladimir and Elena uneasily share his palatial Moscow apartment-he's a still-virile, wealthy businessman; she's his dowdy former nurse who has clearly "married up." Estranged from his own wild-child daughter, Vladimir openly despises his wife's freeloading son and family. But when a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten the dutiful housewife's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan. (From Russia, in Russian) (Movie) (Drama) (2011) (Rpt) M(V,L)

Nasty Baby

2:50AM Movies MA

A close-knit trio navigate the idea of creating life, while at the same time being confronted with a brutal scenario that causes them to take a life.

Stalingrad

4:30AM Movies MA

This powerful anti-war drama with a $12 billion budget was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the pivotal WWII battle - Germany's worst defeat - the beginning of the end.

This powerful anti-war drama with a $12 billion budget was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the pivotal WWII battle - Germany's worst defeat - the beginning of the end. The Sixth Army, planning on a quick jaunt through strategically important Stalingrad on its way to Iraq, was soon trapped and surrounded. Of the estimated 400,000 soldiers who marched in, only 6,000 returned. Joseph Vilmaier's film follows a group of German soldiers as they go from heady victory to the hell of Stalingrad. Stars Dominique Horwitz, Thomas Kretschmann and Jochen Nickel. (From Germany, in German and Russian, English subtitles) (1992) MA (V,A) (Rpt)

Friday 7th October

Gangs Of Wasseypur (Part 1)

6:45AM Movies MA

A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.

All About My Mother

9:20AM Movies M

Pedro Almodovar's Academy Award-winner is a candy coloured, love-filled ode to women. Penelope Cruz stars as a sexually promiscuous nun in this delightful tragi-comedy. Pure Almodovar madness.

Manuela, a nurse and single mother in her late thirties must come to terms with the tragic loss of her only son, Esteban, when he is struck by a car. In memory of her son, Manuela goes to Barcelona in search of Esteban's father. However, the man that she left behind eighteen years ago, when she was pregnant, is now a transvestite named Lola. Pedro Almodóvar's film won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2000. Stars Cecilia Roth, Penélope Cruz and Marisa Paredes. (From Spain, in Spanish) (Drama) (1999) (Rpt) M (A,L,S)

Jedda

10:00AM Movies PG

Jedda is an orphaned Arrernte baby who is adopted by a white family. Jedda grows up, confused over her heritage and place in the world.

Elena

11:00AM Movies M

When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan.

Winner of Cannes Special Jury Prize, Elena is a gripping, modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Sixty-ish spouses Vladimir and Elena uneasily share his palatial Moscow apartment-he's a still-virile, wealthy businessman; she's his dowdy former nurse who has clearly "married up." Estranged from his own wild-child daughter, Vladimir openly despises his wife's freeloading son and family. But when a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten the dutiful housewife's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan. (From Russia, in Russian) (Movie) (Drama) (2011) (Rpt) M(V,L)

Nasty Baby

12:50PM Movies MA

A close-knit trio navigate the idea of creating life, while at the same time being confronted with a brutal scenario that causes them to take a life.

The Sex Of The Angels

2:30PM Movies MA

Bruno and Carla are in love, but he can't ignore his attraction when he meets a handsome dancer, Rai. Their secret relationship is soon discovered by Carla, and a love triangle begins.

Struggling dancer Bruno is in love with his girlfriend Carla, but when the handsome Rai moves in downstairs from the couple, he and Bruno bond over their love of dance and sparks begin to fly. (From Spain, in Catalan & Spanish) (Film) (Drama) (2011) MA(S)

Lolita

4:15PM Movies R

A professor rents a room in Charlotte Haze's house after seeing her 14-year-old daughter, to whom he is immediately attracted. The classic story is reimagined in this luscious film starring Jeremy Irons.

Spirits Of The Dead

6:30PM Movies MA

Three star studded chilling 'Twilight Zone' stories from master directors Fellini, Vadim and Malle.

Philomena

8:30PM Movies

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant & was forced to live in a convent. #SBSMovies

When former journalist Martin Sixsmith is dismissed from the Labour Party in disgrace, he is at a loss as to what do. That changes when a young Irish woman approaches him about a story of her mother, Philomena, who had her son taken away when she was a teenage inmate of a Catholic convent. Martin arranges a magazine assignment about her search for him that eventually leads to America. Along the way, Martin and Philomena discover as much about each other as about her son's fate. (From the UK) (Movie) (Drama) (2013) (Class. tba) CC

kink

8:30PM Movies R

Produced by James Franco, this feature documentary goes behind the scenes with the world's leading producer of BDSM pornography, exploring a fascinating and often misunderstood subculture, and the fetish empire of Kink.com.

The Decameron

9:50PM Movies R

Pier Paolo Pasolini weaves together a handful of Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th-century moral tales in this picturesque free-for-all, exploring the delectations and dark corners of an earlier and less compromised time.

The first in Pier Paolo Pasolini's lively and colourful trilogy based on famous story cycles (The Canterbury Tales and The Arabian Nights followed) and winner of the Special Jury Prize at Berlin in 1971, is based on nine tales of sexual deception from Bocaccio's Decameron, set mostly around 14th century Naples. The film features seductive nuns, three jealous brothers who murder their sister's lover, a false saint, a deceiving husband, and a man who travels to buy horses but finds himself caught up in a series of disasters. Starring Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti and Angelo Luce. (From Italy, in Neapolitan and Italian, English subtitles) (1971) MA (S,N,A) (Rpt) WS

Dom Hemingway

10:55PM Movies MA

After serving 12 years in prison, a skilled safecracker (Jude Law) seeks payback and a chance to reconcile with his daughter (Emilia Clarke). #SBSMovies

After serving 12 years in prison, a skilled safecracker (Jude Law) seeks payback and a chance to reconcile with his daughter (Emilia Clarke). (From the UK) (Movie) (Comedy) MA(V,L) CC

The Sex Of The Angels

11:40PM Movies MA

Bruno and Carla are in love, but he can't ignore his attraction when he meets a handsome dancer, Rai. Their secret relationship is soon discovered by Carla, and a love triangle begins.

Struggling dancer Bruno is in love with his girlfriend Carla, but when the handsome Rai moves in downstairs from the couple, he and Bruno bond over their love of dance and sparks begin to fly. (From Spain, in Catalan & Spanish) (Film) (Drama) (2011) MA(S)

Thirteen Assassins

12:15AM Movies MA

In 1844, a plan is made to stop the tyrannous Lord Naritsugu's rise to power in Japan. A samurai assembles a team of 13 assassins to kill him, in this action epic from Takashi Miike. #MovieMayhem

Cult director Takeshi Miike (Ichi the Killer, Audition) delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future. (From Japan, in Japanese) (Film) (Action) (2010) (Rpt) MAV(V)

kink

1:25AM Movies R

Produced by James Franco, this feature documentary goes behind the scenes with the world's leading producer of BDSM pornography, exploring a fascinating and often misunderstood subculture, and the fetish empire of Kink.com.

Spirits Of The Dead

2:45AM Movies MA

Three star studded chilling 'Twilight Zone' stories from master directors Fellini, Vadim and Malle.

The Decameron

4:45AM Movies R

Pier Paolo Pasolini weaves together a handful of Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th-century moral tales in this picturesque free-for-all, exploring the delectations and dark corners of an earlier and less compromised time.

The first in Pier Paolo Pasolini's lively and colourful trilogy based on famous story cycles (The Canterbury Tales and The Arabian Nights followed) and winner of the Special Jury Prize at Berlin in 1971, is based on nine tales of sexual deception from Bocaccio's Decameron, set mostly around 14th century Naples. The film features seductive nuns, three jealous brothers who murder their sister's lover, a false saint, a deceiving husband, and a man who travels to buy horses but finds himself caught up in a series of disasters. Starring Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti and Angelo Luce. (From Italy, in Neapolitan and Italian, English subtitles) (1971) MA (S,N,A) (Rpt) WS

Saturday 8th October

kink

6:35AM Movies R

Produced by James Franco, this feature documentary goes behind the scenes with the world's leading producer of BDSM pornography, exploring a fascinating and often misunderstood subculture, and the fetish empire of Kink.com.

All About My Mother

7:55AM Movies M

Pedro Almodovar's Academy Award-winner is a candy coloured, love-filled ode to women. Penelope Cruz stars as a sexually promiscuous nun in this delightful tragi-comedy. Pure Almodovar madness.

Manuela, a nurse and single mother in her late thirties must come to terms with the tragic loss of her only son, Esteban, when he is struck by a car. In memory of her son, Manuela goes to Barcelona in search of Esteban's father. However, the man that she left behind eighteen years ago, when she was pregnant, is now a transvestite named Lola. Pedro Almodóvar's film won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2000. Stars Cecilia Roth, Penélope Cruz and Marisa Paredes. (From Spain, in Spanish) (Drama) (1999) (Rpt) M (A,L,S)

Gangs Of Wasseypur (Part 2)

9:35AM Movies MA

A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.

The Decameron

12:10PM Movies R

Pier Paolo Pasolini weaves together a handful of Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th-century moral tales in this picturesque free-for-all, exploring the delectations and dark corners of an earlier and less compromised time.

The first in Pier Paolo Pasolini's lively and colourful trilogy based on famous story cycles (The Canterbury Tales and The Arabian Nights followed) and winner of the Special Jury Prize at Berlin in 1971, is based on nine tales of sexual deception from Bocaccio's Decameron, set mostly around 14th century Naples. The film features seductive nuns, three jealous brothers who murder their sister's lover, a false saint, a deceiving husband, and a man who travels to buy horses but finds himself caught up in a series of disasters. Starring Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti and Angelo Luce. (From Italy, in Neapolitan and Italian, English subtitles) (1971) MA (S,N,A) (Rpt) WS

The Human Centipede 2

2:00PM Movies R

Martin is a disturbed loner who works in a grim underground parking lot. His sick obsession with 'The Human Centipede' inspires him to attempt the unthinkable and bring the film to life - this time with 12 victims.

In The Courtyard

3:30PM Movies M

Antoine is too depressed to go on playing in his rock band. After wandering the streets he decides to find a job. Unskilled as he is, he is lucky to be hired as the caretaker of an old Paris apartment complex.

Spirits Of The Dead

5:10PM Movies MA

Three star studded chilling 'Twilight Zone' stories from master directors Fellini, Vadim and Malle.

Run Lola Run

7:10PM Movies M

Winner of a host of awards including a BAFTA nomination, this action thriller stars Franka Potente and Moritz Bleibtreu. The clock ticks as a girl searches for a way to save her boyfriend's life.

Lola, a young woman in Germany, has twenty minutes to find and bring 100,000 deutschmarks to her boyfriend before he robs a supermarket. Three different outcomes may occur depending on some minor event along Lola's run. Winner of the Audience Award World Cinema at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Tom Tykwer and stars Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu and Herbert Knaup. (From Germany, in German) (Mystery/Crime) (1998) (Rpt) M

Bedways

8:30PM Movies R

In this provocative drama, a film director and her two friends forge an intensely erotic connection while making a movie about love and sex, and the boundaries between acting and reality begin to disappear.

The Words

8:35PM Movies M

A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work. Stars Badley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Ions and Olivia Wilde. #sbsmovie

When Rory Jansen publishes his first book it is that rare, once in a generation event that takes the literary world and the public imagination by storm. Friends breathlessly recommend it, critics rave about it; it’s everywhere - from book clubs, to airplanes, to college campuses. With a voice that’s fresh, and a wisdom about life that somehow seems to be timeless, Rory becomes an instant literary star. Charismatic, talented, intelligent, the young author seems to have it all: a beautiful life, a loving wife the world at his fingertips - and it’s all because of his words. But whose words are they? And whose story is this, after all? (From the US) (Movie) (Drama) (2012) (Rpt) M(L) CC

Lucky

9:30PM Movies M

An odyssey marked by greed, violence and ultimately belonging, LUCKY shows how a child's spirit can bring out decency, humility and even love in adults struggling to survive in the new South Africa

The Canterbury Tales

9:50PM Movies R

Eight of Geoffrey Chaucer’s lusty tales come to life on-screen in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s gutsy and delirious masterpiece, which was shot in England and offers a remarkably earthy re-creation of the medieval era.

Acclaimed director Pier Paolo Pasolini brings some of Chaucer's most erotic tales to life in this critically acclaimed cinematic adaptation, which won the Best Film award in Berlin in 1972. Starring the director himself as Chaucer, with Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti and Josephine Chaplin. (In Italian, English subtitles) (1971) MA (A,S,V) (Rpt) WS

The Human Centipede 2

11:40PM Movies R

Martin is a disturbed loner who works in a grim underground parking lot. His sick obsession with 'The Human Centipede' inspires him to attempt the unthinkable and bring the film to life - this time with 12 victims.

The Deep

11:40PM Movies M

Off the coast of Iceland in 1984, a fishing boat sank with all its men. Miraculously surviving after hours in the ocean, the exhausted young hulk washes ashore on a deadly lava field. #SBSMovies

On a cold night a few miles off the coast of Iceland in March 1984, a fishing boat sank with all of its men. Miraculously surviving after five hours in the ocean, the exhausted young hulk washes ashore - only to find himself on a deadly lava field. (From Iceland, in Icelandic) (Movie) (Drama) (2012) M(A,L)

In The Courtyard

1:10AM Movies M

Antoine is too depressed to go on playing in his rock band. After wandering the streets he decides to find a job. Unskilled as he is, he is lucky to be hired as the caretaker of an old Paris apartment complex.

Presumed Guilty

1:20AM Movies M

The harrowing true story of Alain Marecaux, a respected lawyer, husband and father whose life is shattered by false allegations of child abuse. (France) #SBSMovie

The harrowing true story of Alain Marécaux, a respected lawyer, husband and father whose life is shattered by false allegations of child abuse. His fight to prove his innocence in the face of overwhelming injustice is a riveting indictment on our legal systems. (From France, in French) (Film) (Drama) (2011) M(S,A)

The Canterbury Tales

2:50AM Movies R

Eight of Geoffrey Chaucer’s lusty tales come to life on-screen in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s gutsy and delirious masterpiece, which was shot in England and offers a remarkably earthy re-creation of the medieval era.

Acclaimed director Pier Paolo Pasolini brings some of Chaucer's most erotic tales to life in this critically acclaimed cinematic adaptation, which won the Best Film award in Berlin in 1972. Starring the director himself as Chaucer, with Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti and Josephine Chaplin. (In Italian, English subtitles) (1971) MA (A,S,V) (Rpt) WS

Declaration Of War

3:10AM Movies M

Based on a true story and played by the real life characters, when their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumour, young parents Romeo and Juliette unite to fight for his survival. #SBSMovies

In this award-winning film based on a true story played by the real life characters themselves, beautiful Juliette and dashing Romeo are two souls whose electric first encounter and rapid storybook romance is quickly followed by the birth of a child. But their lives are transformed overnight when a visit to their paediatrician results in a stunning verdict: their infant son Adam is seriously ill. (From France, in French) (Drama) (2011) (Rpt) M(L)

Bedways

4:40AM Movies R

In this provocative drama, a film director and her two friends forge an intensely erotic connection while making a movie about love and sex, and the boundaries between acting and reality begin to disappear.

Sunday 9th October

Starred Up

6:00AM Movies R

Teen criminal Eric seems street-smart enough to navigate the corruption of the British prison system. But after his violent streak sends him to an adult prison, he comes face to face with his long-lost father. Stars Ben Mendelsohn.

Teen criminal Eric seems street-smart enough to navigate the corruption of the British prison system. But after his violent streak sends him to an adult prison, he comes face to face with his long-lost father. Stars Ben Mendelsohn. (From the UK) (Movie) (Drama) (2013) MA(V,L)

Run Lola Run

7:45AM Movies M

Winner of a host of awards including a BAFTA nomination, this action thriller stars Franka Potente and Moritz Bleibtreu. The clock ticks as a girl searches for a way to save her boyfriend's life.

Lola, a young woman in Germany, has twenty minutes to find and bring 100,000 deutschmarks to her boyfriend before he robs a supermarket. Three different outcomes may occur depending on some minor event along Lola's run. Winner of the Audience Award World Cinema at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Tom Tykwer and stars Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu and Herbert Knaup. (From Germany, in German) (Mystery/Crime) (1998) (Rpt) M

Welcome To New York

9:05AM Movies R

Inspired by true events, this cautionary drama of politics and lust tracks the fate of a powerful international banker whose reputation begins to crumble after he's accused of raping a hotel maid. Stars Gerard Depardieu.

Bedways

11:15AM Movies R

In this provocative drama, a film director and her two friends forge an intensely erotic connection while making a movie about love and sex, and the boundaries between acting and reality begin to disappear.

Starred Up

12:35PM Movies R

Teen criminal Eric seems street-smart enough to navigate the corruption of the British prison system. But after his violent streak sends him to an adult prison, he comes face to face with his long-lost father. Stars Ben Mendelsohn.

Teen criminal Eric seems street-smart enough to navigate the corruption of the British prison system. But after his violent streak sends him to an adult prison, he comes face to face with his long-lost father. Stars Ben Mendelsohn. (From the UK) (Movie) (Drama) (2013) MA(V,L)

Welcome To New York

2:20PM Movies R

Inspired by true events, this cautionary drama of politics and lust tracks the fate of a powerful international banker whose reputation begins to crumble after he's accused of raping a hotel maid. Stars Gerard Depardieu.

The Canterbury Tales

4:30PM Movies R

Eight of Geoffrey Chaucer’s lusty tales come to life on-screen in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s gutsy and delirious masterpiece, which was shot in England and offers a remarkably earthy re-creation of the medieval era.

Acclaimed director Pier Paolo Pasolini brings some of Chaucer's most erotic tales to life in this critically acclaimed cinematic adaptation, which won the Best Film award in Berlin in 1972. Starring the director himself as Chaucer, with Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti and Josephine Chaplin. (In Italian, English subtitles) (1971) MA (A,S,V) (Rpt) WS

Last Tango In Paris

6:20PM Movies R

Prepare for the "most controversial film of its era" which was nominated for two Oscars and stars Marlon Brando. This sexy film follows a Parisian woman who embarks on an affair with an older man.

Leap Year

8:30PM Movies R

Laura lives in Mexico City where her life consists of one affair after another until she embarks on an intense sexual relationship with Arturo. The 2010 Camera d'Or winner from Australian director Michael Rowe.

Arabian Nights

10:05PM Movies R

Pier Paolo Pasolini travelled to Africa, India, and the Middle East to realise this ambitious cinematic treatment of a selection of stories from the legendary The Thousand and One Nights

Starred Up

12:15AM Movies R

Teen criminal Eric seems street-smart enough to navigate the corruption of the British prison system. But after his violent streak sends him to an adult prison, he comes face to face with his long-lost father. Stars Ben Mendelsohn.

Teen criminal Eric seems street-smart enough to navigate the corruption of the British prison system. But after his violent streak sends him to an adult prison, he comes face to face with his long-lost father. Stars Ben Mendelsohn. (From the UK) (Movie) (Drama) (2013) MA(V,L)

Queen To Play

12:20AM Movies M

Sandrine Bonnaire and Kevin Kline shine in this sophisticated feel-good comedy/drama set in idyllic Corsica. Middle-aged chambermaid Helene develops an obsession with the game of chess. (France)

Sandrine Bonnaire and Kevin Kline shine in this sophisticated feel-good comedy/drama set in idyllic Corsica. Middle-aged chambermaid Hélène's newfound obsession with the game of chess leads her to seek the tutelage of a reclusive American expat, transforming both of their humdrum lives in the process. Directed by Caroline Bottaro and also stars Valérie Lagrange. (From France, in French) (Drama) (2009) (Rpt) M (S)

Even The Rain

1:50AM Movies M

Based on true events. Director Sebastian arrives in Bolivia to begin work on his new film but soon finds himself caught in the middle of fierce protests over the water industry. #SBSMovies

Mexican director Sebastián arrives in a Bolivian town to begin production on his film about Christopher Columbus, which is set to reveal how Columbus’ cruel reign over the Americas’ native people was met with fierce rebellion. However they find themselves in the middle of fierce protests, led by their main actor, over the government’s plan to privatise the Bolivian water industry. Life begins to imitate art, as the locals start an all-out war against the military, once again pitting sticks and stones against high-tech army weaponry. Directed by Iciar Bollain. (From Spain, in Spanish) (Drama) (Rpt) M (V,L) CC

The Incite Mill: 7 Day Death Game

2:00AM Movies M

From the creator of Japan's smash horror hit Ringu, comes the terrifying story of ten people who take the same lucrative 'job', but find themselves locked up and forced to play a murder game.

From the creator of Japan’s smash horror hit Ringu, comes the terrifying story of ten people who agree to take the same lucrative "job", but find themselves locked in an underground complex and forced to play a murder game for seven days. (From Japan, in Japanese) (Film) (Horror) (2010) M(V,A)

The Way

2:10AM Movies PG

Martin Sheen stars asTom, an irascible American doctor who goes to France to deal with the tragic loss of his son. Rather than go home, Tom unexpectedly embarks on a historical pilgrimage. #sbsmovie

A powerful and inspirational film about family, friends and the challenges we face while navigating this ever-changing and complicated world. Tom, an irascible American doctor goes to France to deal with the tragic loss of his son. Rather than return home, Tom decides to embark on the historical pilgrimage "The Way of St. James" to honour his son's desire to finish the journey. Tom doesn't plan on the profound impact this trip has on him. Through unexpected experiences along "The Way," Tom discovers the difference between "the life we live and the life we choose.” Starring Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez. (From the US) (Movie) (Drama) (2012) (Rpt) PG CC

Last Tango In Paris

3:50AM Movies R

Prepare for the "most controversial film of its era" which was nominated for two Oscars and stars Marlon Brando. This sexy film follows a Parisian woman who embarks on an affair with an older man.

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