Monday 1st December

6:00AM

The Man Who Laughs

Movies PG

When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured. Stars Gerard Depardieu and based on the novel by Victor Hugo.

7:35AM

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.

9:20AM

Sunny

Movies M

This delightful, big-hearted Korean comedy-drama follows a middle-aged woman, who tries to fulfil her friend's dying wish of reuniting their group of high school friends.

11:30AM

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.

12:55PM

A Dirty Shame

Movies R

An uptight, middle-aged, repressed woman turns into a sex addict after getting hit on the head, and then falls into an underground subculture of sex addicts in suburban Baltimore. Stars Selma Blair, Tracey Ullman and Johnny Knoxville.

2:25PM

The Man Who Laughs

Movies PG

When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured. Stars Gerard Depardieu and based on the novel by Victor Hugo.

4:00PM

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.

5:25PM

Emmanuelle VI

Movies R

Journey with Emmanuelle and the world's most exquisite models deep into the Amazon jungle. Beauty can be dangerous, and the women soon find themselves captive to a powerful drug lord, and must try to escape.

6:50PM

Life During Wartime

Movies MA

Allison Janney stars in this story of three sisters, struggling to make sense of their marriages, families and friends. Life During Wartime is controversial director Todd Solondz’s follow-up to his acclaimed film Happiness.

8:30PM

The Backwater

Movies R

17-year-old Toma lives with his father and his father’s new girlfriend in an isolated riverside town. Affected by witnessing his father sexually abuse women, Toma finds it difficult to avoid the same behaviour in his own life.

10:15PM

Sleeping Beauty

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

12:00AM

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.

12:55AM

Best Of Times

Movies M

Keng, a mild-mannered vet is sentenced to teach computer studies to seniors for drink driving. Before long, he himself playing a part in the blossoming romance of two of his pupils. (Thailand)

Keng is a mild-mannered vet sentenced to do community work for drink driving. He is assigned to teach seniors how to use computers. Before long, he finds himself playing a part in the blossoming romance of two of his pupils. Meanwhile, Keng is having relationship troubles of his own - he is in love with his best friend’s ex-wife. Thailand’s nomination for the 2010 Academy Awards. Directed by Yongyoot Thongkongtoon and stars Arak Amornsupasiri, Yarinda Bunnag and Sansanee Wattanakul. (In Thai, English subtitles) (Romantic Comedy) (2009) (Class tba)

1:20AM

The Red Riding Trilogy - 1974

Movies MA

The first part of a trilogy of films. The story centres on young Yorkshire journalist trying to solve the increasingly vexing case of a serial killer on the loose in 1974. (UK) #SBSfilm

Set in Yorkshire against the backdrop of the Yorkshire Ripper murders - but more a tale of the time and the rampant police corruption that marred it, this is the first part of a trilogy of films adapted from a series of novels by David Pearce. The story centres on young Yorkshire journalist trying to solve the increasingly vexing case of a serial killer on the loose. Directed by Julian Jarrold and stars Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean and Rebecca Hall. (From the UK) (Drama) (Rpt) MAV (A,V,L) CC

1:45AM

Emmanuelle VI

Movies R

Journey with Emmanuelle and the world's most exquisite models deep into the Amazon jungle. Beauty can be dangerous, and the women soon find themselves captive to a powerful drug lord, and must try to escape.

3:10AM

In The Realm Of The Senses

Movies R

The film that outraged censorship boards and was banned for Twenty years. Based on a true story of Geisha Sada Abe, it's the tale of passionate, but ultimately destructive, sexual obsession.

4:55AM

The Backwater

Movies R

17-year-old Toma lives with his father and his father’s new girlfriend in an isolated riverside town. Affected by witnessing his father sexually abuse women, Toma finds it difficult to avoid the same behaviour in his own life.

Tuesday 2nd December

6:40AM

God Bless America

Movies MA

On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy. Together they embark on a nationwide killing spree on the country's most irritating celebrities.

8:25AM

Sleeping Beauty

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

10:10AM

Invisible

Movies MA

Lily and Nira are brought together over a shared trauma; they were both victims of a serial rapist twenty years earlier. Together they begin to research the crimes and the fate of their perpetrator. Inspired by true events.

11:45AM

The Backwater

Movies R

17-year-old Toma lives with his father and his father’s new girlfriend in an isolated riverside town. Affected by witnessing his father sexually abuse women, Toma finds it difficult to avoid the same behaviour in his own life.

1:30PM

Starbuck

Movies M

As his lover announces her pregnancy, a 40-something slacker receives some news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination, have filed a lawsuit against him, their biological dad.

3:20PM

Sleeping Beauty

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

5:05PM

In The Realm Of The Senses

Movies R

The film that outraged censorship boards and was banned for Twenty years. Based on a true story of Geisha Sada Abe, it's the tale of passionate, but ultimately destructive, sexual obsession.

6:50PM

Wunderkinder

Movies M

Set in 1941 during WWII in the Ukraine, three exceptionally talented children must learn to use their musical skill, their undying friendship and their courage to survive in the face of a grown-up world gone mad.

8:30PM

Gloria

Movies MA

Free spirited and looking for love, 58-year-old Gloria hits the dance floors of Santiago. Romance reveals itself in Rodolfo, and so begins their odd and unpredictable courtship. Winner of Best Film and Best Actress at the 2013 Berlinale.

10:20PM

Q

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.

12:05AM

Undertow

Movies MA

An unusual ghost story set in a small Peruvian fishing village; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover with his town's rigid traditions. (Peru)

An unusual ghost story set in a small Peruvian fishing village; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover with his town's rigid traditions. Winner of the Audience Award for World Cinema at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Javier Fuentes-León and stars Cristian Mercado, Tatiana Astengo and Manolo Cardona. (From Peru, in Spanish) (Drama) (2009) MA (L,S)

12:10AM

God Bless America

Movies MA

On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy. Together they embark on a nationwide killing spree on the country's most irritating celebrities.

12:55AM

Those Who Remain

Movies M

Meeting in the hospital where their partners are being treated for an illness, Bertrand and Lorraine strike up a mutually supportive relationship. Stars Vincent Lindon and Emmanuelle Devos. (France)

Meeting in the hospital where their partners are being treated for a terminal illness, Bertrand and Lorraine strike up a mutually supportive relationship based on their joint guilt at being healthy in this place of sickness. But things become complicated when their relationship becomes physical. Nominated for three awards at the 2008 César Awards, including Best First Film. Directed by Anne Le Ny and stars Vincent Lindon, Emmanuelle Devos and Yeelem Jappain. (From France, in French) (Drama) (2007) M (D,L,S)

1:55AM

Invisible

Movies MA

Lily and Nira are brought together over a shared trauma; they were both victims of a serial rapist twenty years earlier. Together they begin to research the crimes and the fate of their perpetrator. Inspired by true events.

3:30AM

Starbuck

Movies M

As his lover announces her pregnancy, a 40-something slacker receives some news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination, have filed a lawsuit against him, their biological dad.

Wednesday 3rd December

5:20AM

Q

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.

7:10AM

Wunderkinder

Movies M

Set in 1941 during WWII in the Ukraine, three exceptionally talented children must learn to use their musical skill, their undying friendship and their courage to survive in the face of a grown-up world gone mad.

8:50AM

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.

10:45AM

Gloria

Movies MA

Free spirited and looking for love, 58-year-old Gloria hits the dance floors of Santiago. Romance reveals itself in Rodolfo, and so begins their odd and unpredictable courtship. Winner of Best Film and Best Actress at the 2013 Berlinale.

12:35PM

The Baby Of Macon

Movies R

This controversial film sees a repulsive, sterile old woman give birth to a child who quickly becomes a symbol of rebirth and fertility, resulting in a chain of hysteria about divine intervention. Stars Ralph Fiennes.

2:40PM

Q

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.

4:30PM

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.

6:25PM

Terraferma

Movies M

Director Emanuele Crialese directs this multi-award-winning gem about a broken family confronting great changes when a group of immigrants arrive on their small fishing island near Sicily.

8:30PM

Ill Manors

Movies MA

Set on the unforgiving streets of London, this unique crime thriller follows six disparate lives, all struggling to survive the circles of violence that engulf them. #SBSfilm.

Welcome to London, 2012. Home of the Olympic Games. Behind the veil of newly injected prosperity lies a community that's impossible to enter and even harder to escape. Set on the unforgiving streets of London, this unique crime thriller follows six disparate lives, all struggling to survive the circles of violence that engulf them. (From the UK) (Drama Film) MA (V, L, S, D)

8:30PM

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.

10:10PM

Bedways

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.

10:40PM

Nil By Mouth

Movies MA

In a working class London district lives a family who lead a disfuncitonal life. The father, Raymond is involved in voilent outbursts and the grandmother is a drug addict. #SBSfilm

In a working class London district lives Raymond, his wife Valerie, her brother Billy, Valerie and Billy's mother Janet, and their grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug addict whom Raymond kicks out. The family is dysfunctional, mostly due to Raymond's short temper and violent outbursts. (Movie) (Drama) MA (V, L, D, A)

11:00PM

Bullhead

Movies MA

When farmer Jacky makes a shady deal with a notorious gangster, an investigating agent is killed and a woman from his past resurfaces. Oscar nominated for Best Foreign Language Film.

Jacky, a young Belgian cattle farmer, is approached by a dodgy veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a mysterious secret from Jacky’s past, set in motion a chain of events with dramatic consequences. Oscar nominated for Best Foreign Language Film 2012. (From Belgium, in Dutch & French) (Movie) (Drama) (2011) MA(S,A,V)

11:30PM

The Baby Of Macon

Movies R

This controversial film sees a repulsive, sterile old woman give birth to a child who quickly becomes a symbol of rebirth and fertility, resulting in a chain of hysteria about divine intervention. Stars Ralph Fiennes.

1:15AM

Tehroun

Movies M

Ibrahim leaves his family to try his luck in Tehran. But he soon ends up working for a child-trafficking gang, begging for money in the traffic with the use of a stolen baby. (Iran) #SBSfilm

Ibrahim leaves his family to try his luck in Tehran. But he soon ends up working for a child-trafficking gang, begging for money in the traffic with the use of a stolen baby. One day he leaves the baby with a friend, who promptly loses the child. This leaves Ibrahim at the mercy of the gangl chief who threatens to kill him if he is not compensated for the loss. Winner of the International Critics' Week Award at the 2009 Venice Film Festival. Directed by Nader T. Homayoun and stars Ali Ebdali, Sara Bahrami and Farzin Modades. (From Iran, in Farsi) (Mystery/Crime) (2009) M (A)

1:35AM

Terraferma

Movies M

Director Emanuele Crialese directs this multi-award-winning gem about a broken family confronting great changes when a group of immigrants arrive on their small fishing island near Sicily.

1:45AM

Front Line

Movies M

Based on a true story, an imprisoned man recounts his life as a political extremist and the mastermind behind one of the most audacious prison breaks ever attempted. #SBSfilm

Based on a true story, this film tells the dramatic story of an imprisoned man recounting his life as a political extremist and the mastermind behind one of the most audacious prison breaks ever attempted. Prima Linea was a radical political group active in Italy in the 1970’s, who believed the nation's leadership was taking a dangerous shift to the right. When Sergio joins the militant group, he falls in love with fellow member Susanna who is soon arrested. Determined to reunite with his love, Sergio sets about one of the most daring jail escapes ever devised. (From Italy, in Italian) (Film) (Drama) (2009) M(V,L,S)

3:05AM

The Father Of My Children

Movies M

Gregoire, a successful film producer, spirals into despondency as his company becomes riddled with debt, the turmoil taking a dramatic toll on his family. Winner of the Un Certain Regard. (France)

Grégoire, a successful film producer, spirals into suicidal despondency as his company becomes riddled with debt, the turmoil taking a dramatic toll on his family. Winner of the Un Certain Regard - Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2009. Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve and stars Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Chiara Caselli and Alice de Lencquesaing. (From France, in French) (Drama) (2009) M (A)

3:10AM

Transsiberian

Movies MA

A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travellers. Stars Woody Harrelson, Ben Kingsley and Emily Mortimer.

Thursday 4th December

5:00AM

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.

6:40AM

Intimate Parts

Movies MA

How intimate are our lives behind closed doors? This controversial-yet-honest film explores the relationship between the public and private spheres of sexuality in contemporary, urbanite Moscow.

8:00AM

Bedways

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.

9:20AM

11.6

Movies M

Based on the incredible story of Toni Musulin, the French security van driver who made headlines around the world when he drove off with his security truck one day, which had 11.6 million euros on board.

11:05AM

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.

12:45PM

Intimate Parts

Movies MA

How intimate are our lives behind closed doors? This controversial-yet-honest film explores the relationship between the public and private spheres of sexuality in contemporary, urbanite Moscow.

2:35PM

Bedways

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.

3:55PM

Transsiberian

Movies MA

A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travellers. Stars Woody Harrelson, Ben Kingsley and Emily Mortimer.

5:45PM

Camille Rewinds

Movies M

Abandoned by her lifelong love for a younger woman on New Year's Eve, 40-year-old Camille wakes in a hospital bed as a 16-year-old girl again, vowing to save herself from the heartache that the future brings.

7:45PM

Honeymoon

Movies MA

Secrets from the past pry into a couple's life during their own lavish fairytale wedding in the form of an uninvited guest with a very unusual present.

9:30PM

Big Bad Wolves

Movies R

A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: the father of the latest victim out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the law, and the main suspect in the killings.

11:20PM

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.

12:50AM

Welcome

Movies M

An ordinary swimming instructor's life is turned upside down when he helps a young Iraqi refugee reunite with his fiancee by swimming across the English Channel. (France)

The life of swimming instructor Simon is turned upside down when he helps Bilal, a young Iraqi refugee stranded in Calais. Non-swimmer Bilal is determined to reunite with his fiancée in England by swimming across the English Channel. Winner of 10 international film awards, including the 2010 Lumiere Award for Best Film. Directed by Philippe Lioret and stars Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi and Audrey Dana. (From France, in French, English and Kurdish) (Drama) (2009) M (A,L) CC

12:55AM

Mogadishu: The Hijacking Of Flight 181

Movies M

Re-creation of the hijacking of Lufthansa Flight 181 in 1977 by a terrorist group. Seen through the eyes of the 86 passengers on board as governments attempt to bargain with the terrorists. (Germany)

Based on the real life hijacking of the Lufthansa Flight 181 in October 1977 by four members of the terrorist group, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, this is a breathtaking recreation of the terrifying event through the eyes of the 86 powerless passengers on board. Winner of the 2009 German Television Award for Best Movie. Directed by Roland Suso Richter and stars Thomas Kretschmann, Nadja Uhl and Said Taghmaoui. (From Germany, in German, English and Arabic, English subtitles) (History) (2008) M (A,L,V)

1:45AM

A Teacher

Movies M

Diana, a young high school teacher, is in the midst of an affair with one of her students. As the costs of their relationship become clear, she tries to break it off, only to end up diving in even more recklessly than before.

2:50AM

The Serpent

Movies MA

Photographer Vincent stands to lose his family after he is falsely accused of rape by a sexy lingerie model. Seemingly coincidentally, a conniving old school friend arrives on the scene. (France)

Fashion photographer Vincent stands to lose his family after he is falsely accused of rape by a sexy lingerie model. Seemingly coincidentally, a conniving old school friend, Plender, appears at just the right time to help Vincent out. But what does his former classmate really want from Vincent? Is it something much more than money? Directed by Eric Barbier and stars Yvan Attal, Clovis Cornillac and Pierre Richard. (In French, English subtitles) (Thriller) (2006) MAV (A,V)

3:00AM

11.6

Movies M

Based on the incredible story of Toni Musulin, the French security van driver who made headlines around the world when he drove off with his security truck one day, which had 11.6 million euros on board.

4:45AM

Big Bad Wolves

Movies R

A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: the father of the latest victim out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the law, and the main suspect in the killings.

Friday 5th December

6:35AM

Camille Rewinds

Movies M

Abandoned by her lifelong love for a younger woman on New Year's Eve, 40-year-old Camille wakes in a hospital bed as a 16-year-old girl again, vowing to save herself from the heartache that the future brings.

8:35AM

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.

11:00AM

Honeymoon

Movies MA

Secrets from the past pry into a couple's life during their own lavish fairytale wedding in the form of an uninvited guest with a very unusual present.

12:45PM

A Teacher

Movies M

Diana, a young high school teacher, is in the midst of an affair with one of her students. As the costs of their relationship become clear, she tries to break it off, only to end up diving in even more recklessly than before.

2:00PM

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.

4:25PM

Big Bad Wolves

Movies R

A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: the father of the latest victim out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the law, and the main suspect in the killings.

6:15PM

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.

7:40PM

Asterix And Obelix In Britain

Movies PG

Edouard Baer and Gerard Depardieu star as comic book duo Asterix and Obelix in this zany adventure, which sees Asterix cross the channel to help his second-cousin Anticlimax face Caesar and the invading Romans.

9:30PM

Caligula

Movies R

Starring Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell and Peter O'Toole, ‘Caligula’ details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

11:20PM

Careless Love

Movies MA

The story of Linh, a Vietnamese Australian university student who secretly starts part-time work as an escort. (Australia)(2012) #SBSfilm

This is the story of Linh, a Vietnamese Australian university student who secretly starts part-time work as an escort. She develops a close rapport with one of her clients, an enigmatic American art dealer, who books her on a regular basis. For a time she manages to keep her two lives in separate compartments. But when she falls for a fellow student her worlds collide and things get complicated. Directed by John Duigan and stars David Field, Nammi Le, Peter O'Brien and Andrew Hazzard. (From Australia) (Drama) (2012) MA (S)

12:00AM

Dangerous Liaisons

Movies M

Set in Shanghai, this adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuses sees an ageing socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifest itself as a risky game, as he agrees to seduce and abandon a naive young woman.

1:20AM

Ip Man

Movies M

Donnie Yen stars as the eminent Wing Chun martial arts grandmaster, Yip Man, who was renowned for teaching Bruce Lee the secrets of the art he became famous for. (Hong Kong) #SBSfilm

Donnie Yen stars as the eminent Wing Chun martial arts grandmaster, Yip Man, who was renowned for teaching Bruce Lee the secrets of the art he became famous for. Winner of Best Picture and Best Action Choreography at the 2009 Hong Kong Film Awards. Directed by Wilson Yip and also stars Simon Yam and Siu-Wong Fan. (From Hong Kong, in Cantonese, Japanese and Mandarin) (Action/Adventure) (2008) (Rpt) M (V)

1:50AM

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.

3:15AM

Symbol

Movies PG

Hitoshi Matsumoto presents a surreal tale of parallel narratives. The first follows a man imprisoned in a massive white room. In the second, an aging Mexican wrestler prepares for a bout. #SBSfilm

Big Man Japan director Hitoshi Matsumoto follows up his imaginative feature debut with this surreal tale of parallel narratives. The first strand follows a pyjama-clad man imprisoned in a massive white room with no windows or doors. In the second narrative, a Mexican wrestler known as Escargot Man prepares for an important match against a much younger opponent. Stars Hitoshi Matsumoto, David Quintero and Luis Accinelli. (From Japan, in Japanese and Spanish) (Cult) (2009) (Rpt) PG

3:15AM

Caligula

Movies R

Starring Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell and Peter O'Toole, ‘Caligula’ details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

Saturday 6th December

5:45AM

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.

7:35AM

Sunny

Movies M

This delightful, big-hearted Korean comedy-drama follows a middle-aged woman, who tries to fulfil her friend's dying wish of reuniting their group of high school friends.

9:45AM

Caligula

Movies R

Starring Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell and Peter O'Toole, ‘Caligula’ details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

12:15PM

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.

2:20PM

Asterix And Obelix In Britain

Movies PG

Edouard Baer and Gerard Depardieu star as comic book duo Asterix and Obelix in this zany adventure, which sees Asterix cross the channel to help his second-cousin Anticlimax face Caesar and the invading Romans.

4:10PM

Dangerous Liaisons

Movies M

Set in Shanghai, this adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuses sees an ageing socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifest itself as a risky game, as he agrees to seduce and abandon a naive young woman.

5:55PM

My Neighbour Totoro

Movies PG

The story follows Satsuke and Mai, two young girls who find their new country home is in a mystical forest inhabited by a menagerie of mystical creatures called Totoros. #SBSfilm

The story follows Satsuke and Mai, two young girls who find their new country home is in a mystical forest inhabited by a menagerie of mystical creatures called Totoros. They befriend O Totoro, the biggest and eldest Totoro, who is also the king of the forest. As their girls' mother lies sick in the hospital, O Totoro brings the sisters on a magical adventure but also helps them to understand the realities of life. (From Japan) (Movie) (Animation) (Class Tba)

6:00PM

Another Woman's Life

Movies M

Marie (Juliette Binoche) wakes to find it’s now 12 years later, believing it’s the beginning of a romance, but in actual fact, it’s ending. She has 4 days to make the love of her life fall in love with her again.

7:40PM

The Rise

Movies MA

A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration. Can he get revenge and win back his fed-up girlfriend?

8:30PM

Housos Vs Authority

Movies MA

In this movie adaptation of the hilarious series 'Housos' created by Paul Fenech, Franky, Shazza, Dazza and their mates take on every authority possible. Their quest? To sprinkle Shazza's mums ashes.

In this movie adaptation of the hilarious series 'Housos' created by Paul Fenech, Franky, Shazza, Dazza and their mates take on every authority possible. Their quest?...to sprinkle Shazza's mums ashes on top of Australias most famous icon. (Movie) (Comedy) MA(D,S,L) CC

9:30PM

Little Thirteen

Movies R

This intense portrait of the so-called "Porn Generation" explores three days in the lives of a group of teenagers striving for meaningless and unemotional sex as a compensation for love and security. Stars Muriel Wimmer.

11:10PM

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.

11:20PM

Counter Investigation

Movies M

When detective Richard Malinowski's daughter is raped and murdered, his colleagues are in a hurry to make an arrest. However, doubts about the prime suspect begin to arise. (France) #SBSfilm

When detective Richard Malinowski's daughter is raped and murdered, his colleagues are in a hurry to make an arrest. A suspect, Daniel Eckmann, is quickly brought to trial and sentenced to life imprisonment. From his cell, however, Daniel pleads his innocence in correspondence to Malinowski. Doubts begin to surface - and Richard launches his own investigation. An intense psychological thriller with an astonishing twist. Directed by Franck Mancuso and stars Jean Dujardin, Laurent Lucas and Agnes Blanchot. (From France, in French) (Mystery) (2007) (Rpt) M (A,L)

12:45AM

Haeundae

Movies M

When geologist Kim Hwi discovers a super tsunami is heading towards a popular resort off the coast of South Korea, the authorities ignore his pleas to evacuate the area. (South Korea) #SBSfilm

When geologist Kim Hwi discovers a super tsunami is heading towards a popular resort off the coast of South Korea, the authorities ignore his pleas to evacuate the surrounding areas. Racing to the resort to save his ex-wife and daughter who live there, Hwi finds they only have ten minutes to escape before the giant wave hits the town. Directed by Yoon Je-kyoon and stars Sol Kyung-gu, Park Joong-hoon and Ha Ji-won. (From South Korea, in Korean) (Action/Adventure) (2009) (Rpt) M (A,L)

1:00AM

Sunny

Movies M

This delightful, big-hearted Korean comedy-drama follows a middle-aged woman, who tries to fulfil her friend's dying wish of reuniting their group of high school friends.

1:50AM

Romantics Anonymous

Movies M

In the vein of Chocolat, this French romantic comedy follows two people who fall in love through their love of chocolate. #SBSfilm

In the vein of Chocolat, this French romantic comedy follows two people who fall in love through their love of chocolate. Angelique is a gifted chocolate maker whose treats are famous throughout the town, but her uncontrollable shyness leads her to take a sales assistant role at The Chocolate Mill. Her new workplace is owned by Jean-Rene, who suffers a similar bashfulness – especially when it comes to intimacy. Sparks fly when the two meet, but will they overcome their timidness and admit their sweet affection for one another? (Movie) (Romantic Comedy) M (S)

3:10AM

Little Thirteen

Movies R

This intense portrait of the so-called "Porn Generation" explores three days in the lives of a group of teenagers striving for meaningless and unemotional sex as a compensation for love and security. Stars Muriel Wimmer.

4:50AM

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.

Sunday 7th December

6:55AM

Renoir

Movies M

Gilles Bourdos' atmospheric drama tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir as he falls in love with the same woman as his son Jean, who returns home after being wounded in World War I.

8:45AM

Another Woman's Life

Movies M

Marie (Juliette Binoche) wakes to find it’s now 12 years later, believing it’s the beginning of a romance, but in actual fact, it’s ending. She has 4 days to make the love of her life fall in love with her again.

10:25AM

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.

12:50PM

Little Thirteen

Movies R

This intense portrait of the so-called "Porn Generation" explores three days in the lives of a group of teenagers striving for meaningless and unemotional sex as a compensation for love and security. Stars Muriel Wimmer.

2:30PM

Renoir

Movies M

Gilles Bourdos' atmospheric drama tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir as he falls in love with the same woman as his son Jean, who returns home after being wounded in World War I.

4:20PM

The Rise

Movies MA

A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration. Can he get revenge and win back his fed-up girlfriend?

6:10PM

Hamilton: In The Interest Of The Nation

Movies MA

Undercover agent Hamilton joins a Russian mafia organisation that smuggles Swedish weapons to terrorists. His loyalties are tested when an unknown group of heavily armed men kill everybody around him.

8:25PM

Advance Australian Film

Movies PG

This thought-provoking documentary explores the development and inner-workings of the Australian film industry, celebrating our key successes and examining the changes that are occurring across the global filmmaking landscape.

9:30PM

Storm Boy

Movies PG

A young boy with a free spirit roams with his pet pelican, Mr Percival and his secret Aboriginal friend, Fingerbone Bill.

9:30PM

Monty Python And The Holy Grail

Movies PG

From the hilarious comedy troupe Monty Python, comes the story of King Arthur and his knights who embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles. #sbsmovie

From the hilarious comedy troupe Monty Python, comes the story of King Arthur and his knights who embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles. Written by and starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. (From the UK) (Movie) (Comedy) (1975) (Rpt) PG(V) CC

9:30PM

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.

11:10PM

Hamilton: In The Interest Of The Nation

Movies MA

Undercover agent Hamilton joins a Russian mafia organisation that smuggles Swedish weapons to terrorists. His loyalties are tested when an unknown group of heavily armed men kill everybody around him.

11:10PM

Made In Hungaria

Movies M

A rebellious teenager returns to 1967 communist Hungary after living in the USA for 5 years and brings with him a box of Elvis records and an attitude emphasising music and freedom. (Hungary) #SBSfilm

A rebellious teenager returns to 1967 communist Hungary after living in the USA for five years and brings with him a box of Elvis records and an attitude emphasising music and freedom. Winner of the Audience Award for Best Feature Film at the 2009 Granada International Festival of Young Filmmakers. Directed by Gergely Fonyó and stars Tamás Szabó Kimmel, Iván Fenyö and Tünde Kiss. (From Hungary, in Hungarian and English) (Musical) (2009) (Rpt) M (S,V,L)

1:00AM

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.

1:10AM

Suddenly

Movies M

When his wife and youngest son are killed in a car accident, Lasse escapes to his summer house with his surviving teenage son to battle the demons of grief. Stars Michael Nyqvist. (Sweden) #SBSfilm

When his wife and youngest son are killed in a car accident, Lasse escapes to his summer house with his surviving teenage son to battle the demons of grief. At first, the father and son are barely able to utter the names of their departed loved ones and Lasse falls deep into a suicidal depression. Family and friends attempt to comfort him, yet he finds solace in the care of a stranger. Directed by Johan Brisinger and stars Michael Nyqvist, Anastasios Soulis and Moa Gammel. (From Sweden, in Swedish) (Drama) (2006) (Rpt) M (A,N,L)

1:35AM

Chaotic Ana

Movies MA

Ana, an artist, finds she can mentally regress more than 1,000 years and experience the lives of women who have met tragic ends throughout history. (Spain)

Ana, an aspiring 18-year-old painter, leaves her hippie life in Ibiza for an artist's commune in Madrid, and later travels to New York. As her journey progresses she is confronted with memories and images of young women meeting violent deaths throughout history. Directed by Julio Medem and stars Manuela Velles, Charlotte Rampling and Nicolas Cazale. (From Spain, in Spanish) (Drama) (2007) (Rpt) MAV (V,L,S,A)

3:00AM

Me Too

Movies M

This touching Spanish drama delves into the life of Daniel, a young man with Down Syndrome. Highly intelligent and largely independent, Daniel doesn't fit the usual stereotype. (Spain) #SBSfilm

This touching Spanish drama delves into the life of Daniel, a young man with Down Syndrome. Highly intelligent and largely independent, Daniel doesn't fit the usual stereotype. Outside of his loving family, however, he struggles to find the intimacy he craves. When he develops romantic feelings for a co-worker that are not reciprocated, his frustration builds as the world refuses to see past his condition. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Antonio Naharro and Álvaro Pastor, and stars Pablo Pineda, Lola Dueñas and Isabel García Lorca. (From Spain, in Spanish) (Drama) (2009) M (L,N,S)

3:25AM

My Kingdom

Movies M

A story of honour, love and revenge set against the backdrop of the Chinese opera during its heyday in 1920s Shanghai, this tale centres on two sworn brothers and their quest to regain their master's honour.

Monday 8th December

5:05AM

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.

6:45AM

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.

8:15AM

Advance Australian Film

Movies PG

This thought-provoking documentary explores the development and inner-workings of the Australian film industry, celebrating our key successes and examining the changes that are occurring across the global filmmaking landscape.

9:20AM

Starlet

Movies R

An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale. Directed by award-winning director Sean Baker.

11:05AM

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.

12:45PM

A Hijacking

Movies M

In this psychological thriller, the crew of a Danish cargo ship are hijacked and taken hostage by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. Inspired by real events.

1:00PM

The New Black

Movies M

This collection of 7short films showcases the stars of the Indigenous film industry in Australia. It illustrates diverse storytelling abilities and shares intimate depictions of indigenous life

2:55PM

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.

4:30PM

My Kingdom

Movies M

A story of honour, love and revenge set against the backdrop of the Chinese opera during its heyday in 1920s Shanghai, this tale centres on two sworn brothers and their quest to regain their master's honour.

6:10PM

Stranger By The Lake

Movies R

In a lakeside spot in France, men sunbathe and hunt for anonymous sexual encounters. Young romantic Franck strikes up a friendship with lonely divorcee Henri, and falls for the dangerously lethal Michel.

7:50PM

21 Ways To Ruin A Marriage

Movies M

Sociologist Sanna is convinced that most relationships are doomed to fail, until she meets Aleksi, who turns her world of theories upside down in this fast and riotous comedy about love and marriage.

9:30PM

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.

10:55PM

Una Noche

Movies R

In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he gets Elio to help him flee and reach the forbidden world across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

11:55PM

The Sinking Of Japan

Movies M

A state of panic ensues when it is discovered that, after a major earthquake, Japan will be completely submerged in a year. Amongst the chaos, a love story develops between two workers. (Japan)

A state of panic ensues when it is discovered that, after a major earthquake, Japan will be completely submerged in a year. Amongst the chaos, a love story develops between Onodera, a submarine pilot evacuating the country, and Reiko, a young woman who stays to help with the rescue efforts. Nominated for Best Visual Effects award at the 2007 Asian Film Awards. Directed by Shinji Higuchi and stars Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kou Shibasaki and Etsushi Toyokawa. (From Japan, in Japanese) (Drama) (2006) M (A)

12:25AM

Starlet

Movies R

An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale. Directed by award-winning director Sean Baker.

1:30AM

The Red Riding Trilogy - 1980

Movies MA

The second film in the trilogy focuses on DCC Philip Hunter, a Manchester man who is called in to preside over a Home Office inquiry into the Yorkshire Ripper investigation. Stars Paddy Considine (UK)

The second film in the trilogy focuses on DCC Philip Hunter, a Manchester man who is called in to preside over a Home Office inquiry into the Yorkshire Ripper investigation. As Hunter explores evidence that the Ripper's victims have been falsely attributed to the serial killer, he uncovers further corruption in the West Yorkshire police force which is met with obstructive politics, not to mention increasingly violent harassment and, ultimately, blackmail. Directed by James Marsh and stars Paddy Considine, Warren Clarke and Maxine Peake. (From the UK) (Drama) (2009) MAV (A,V,L) CC

2:10AM

A Hijacking

Movies M

In this psychological thriller, the crew of a Danish cargo ship are hijacked and taken hostage by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. Inspired by real events.

3:55AM

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.

Tuesday 9th December

5:20AM

Stranger By The Lake

Movies R

In a lakeside spot in France, men sunbathe and hunt for anonymous sexual encounters. Young romantic Franck strikes up a friendship with lonely divorcee Henri, and falls for the dangerously lethal Michel.

7:00AM

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.

8:30AM

21 Ways To Ruin A Marriage

Movies M

Sociologist Sanna is convinced that most relationships are doomed to fail, until she meets Aleksi, who turns her world of theories upside down in this fast and riotous comedy about love and marriage.

10:10AM

Una Noche

Movies R

In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he gets Elio to help him flee and reach the forbidden world across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

11:40AM

It Boy

Movies M

38-year-old Alice has everything it takes to be editor of her fashion magazine, except for her uptight image. When she meets 20-year-old Balthazar, her colleagues' attitudes change, and Alice realises that he holds the key to her promotion.

1:15PM

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.

2:40PM

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.

4:10PM

Una Noche

Movies R

In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he gets Elio to help him flee and reach the forbidden world across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

5:40PM

Vulgaria

Movies MA

Movie producer To Wai-Cheung embarks on his next opus b-film. To make it happen, he needs funding from mainland triad boss Tyrannosaurus and enlists the involvement of a 70's movie star in an adult remake.

7:15PM

A Gang Story

Movies MA

Former bank robber Momon was leader of the most notorious robbery gangs of the early 1970s. He is forced to explore his past when his best friend and former partner-in-crime comes out of hiding to seek his help.

9:30PM

Rudo And Cursi

Movies M

Reuniting the Y Tu Mama Tambien stars, this comedy follows the rivalry of two brothers in the world of soccer. Nicknamed Rudo (rough) and Cursi (corny) they must juggle newfound fame, family and love.

Reuniting Y Tu Mamá También stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, this moving comedy follows the rivalry of two brothers in the world of professional soccer. After growing up on a banana plantation with an abusive stepfather, the brothers’ natural gifts are soon spotted by a soccer scout. Playing for different teams in Mexico City, the brothers are nicknamed Rudo (rough) and Cursi (corny). Directed by Carlos Cuarón and stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Dolores Heredia. (From Mexico, in Spanish) (Comedy) (2008) M (N,D,S,L)

11:15PM

Vulgaria

Movies MA

Movie producer To Wai-Cheung embarks on his next opus b-film. To make it happen, he needs funding from mainland triad boss Tyrannosaurus and enlists the involvement of a 70's movie star in an adult remake.

12:00AM

Birdwatchers

Movies M

When an Amazonian tribe tires of entertaining gullible tourists, they move back to their ancestral homelands. Problems arise when they find farmers now occupy the land. (Brazil)

An Amazonian Guarani tribe makes a modest living entertaining tourists, however life is much tougher on their reservation. When village elder Nádio decides to move his people back to their ancestral homelands, they anger local land owners who now occupy the land. Then, when one of the young tribesmen falls for a farmer's daughter, tensions escalate to dangerous proportions. Nominated for the Golden Lion at the 2008 Venice Film Festival. Directed by Marco Bechis and stars Claudio Santamaria, Alicélia Batista Cabreira and Chiara Caselli. (From Brazil, in Guarani and Portuguese) (Drama) (2008) M (A,N,S,L)

12:50AM

It Boy

Movies M

38-year-old Alice has everything it takes to be editor of her fashion magazine, except for her uptight image. When she meets 20-year-old Balthazar, her colleagues' attitudes change, and Alice realises that he holds the key to her promotion.

12:55AM

Not On The Lips

Movies G

Wealthy Parisian socialite, Gilberte Valandray is confronted with hiding her former marriage from her unsuspecting husband. From France. G

In the France of the heady, gay, fashionable 1920s, wealthy Parisian socialite, Gilberte Valandray, is confronted with hiding her former marriage from her unsuspecting husband. Directed by Alain Resnais and stars Sabine Azema and Lambert Wilson. (From France, in French and English, English subtitles) (Musical) 2003 (Rpt) G

1:50AM

In Your Image

Movies M

When an emotionally damaged woman conceives a baby through an extreme cloning program, her child develops with abnormal speed and plots to take over the mother role. (France) #SBSfilm

34-year-old Mathilde is still haunted by the accidental death of her five-year-old son and her subsequent break-up with the boy's father. After she meets and eventually marries obstetrician Thomas, Mathilde gives birth to a baby girl. But what she does not know is that the daughter she and Thomas are raising is actually a genetic clone of herself. Directed by Aruna Villiers and stars Christopher Lambert, Nastassja Kinski and Audrey Dewilder. (From France, in French) (Science Fiction) (2005) M (A,S)

2:25AM

Welcome Aboard

Movies M

At the height of his fame, Taillandier suddenly stops painting. Depressed, he leaves town abruptly and has a strange encounter with a troubled teenager, who unexpectedly brings peace as they travel together.

3:30AM

Echo

Movies M

Kim Bodnia leads a stellar cast in a thriller about a divorced policeman who kidnaps his son after losing a custody battle. His own childhood returns to haunt him, pushing him to the edge. (Denmark)

A divorced father, who has lost custody of his son, kidnaps him to spend one last holiday together. But he is plagued by memories of his own childhood with an abusive father. Directed by Anders Morgenthaler and stars Kim Bodnia, Stine Fischer Christensen and Villads Milthers Fritsche. (In Danish, English subtitles) (Thriller) (2007) (Rpt) M (A,L,S,V)

4:00AM

Rudo And Cursi

Movies M

Reuniting the Y Tu Mama Tambien stars, this comedy follows the rivalry of two brothers in the world of soccer. Nicknamed Rudo (rough) and Cursi (corny) they must juggle newfound fame, family and love.

Reuniting Y Tu Mamá También stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, this moving comedy follows the rivalry of two brothers in the world of professional soccer. After growing up on a banana plantation with an abusive stepfather, the brothers’ natural gifts are soon spotted by a soccer scout. Playing for different teams in Mexico City, the brothers are nicknamed Rudo (rough) and Cursi (corny). Directed by Carlos Cuarón and stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Dolores Heredia. (From Mexico, in Spanish) (Comedy) (2008) M (N,D,S,L)

Wednesday 10th December

5:45AM

A Gang Story

Movies MA

Former bank robber Momon was leader of the most notorious robbery gangs of the early 1970s. He is forced to explore his past when his best friend and former partner-in-crime comes out of hiding to seek his help.

7:30AM

Life During Wartime

Movies MA

Allison Janney stars in this story of three sisters, struggling to make sense of their marriages, families and friends. Life During Wartime is controversial director Todd Solondz’s follow-up to his acclaimed film Happiness.

9:40AM

Sophie's Revenge

Movies PG

Two scorned ex-lovers work together to win back their lost loves in this romantic comedy, but not everything goes according to plan. Stars international sensation Zhang Ziyi (CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA).

11:35AM

Road Games

Movies M

A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway. Stars Stacy Keach and Jamie Lee Curtis.

1:20PM

Rudo And Cursi

Movies M

Reuniting the Y Tu Mama Tambien stars, this comedy follows the rivalry of two brothers in the world of soccer. Nicknamed Rudo (rough) and Cursi (corny) they must juggle newfound fame, family and love.

Reuniting Y Tu Mamá También stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, this moving comedy follows the rivalry of two brothers in the world of professional soccer. After growing up on a banana plantation with an abusive stepfather, the brothers’ natural gifts are soon spotted by a soccer scout. Playing for different teams in Mexico City, the brothers are nicknamed Rudo (rough) and Cursi (corny). Directed by Carlos Cuarón and stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Dolores Heredia. (From Mexico, in Spanish) (Comedy) (2008) M (N,D,S,L)

3:05PM

Welcome Aboard

Movies M

At the height of his fame, Taillandier suddenly stops painting. Depressed, he leaves town abruptly and has a strange encounter with a troubled teenager, who unexpectedly brings peace as they travel together.

4:40PM

Sophie's Revenge

Movies PG

Two scorned ex-lovers work together to win back their lost loves in this romantic comedy, but not everything goes according to plan. Stars international sensation Zhang Ziyi (CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA).

6:35PM

Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer

Movies R

Henry (Michael Rooker) works as an exterminator and murders strangers for fun. When Henry shows Otis – his drug dealing roommate - the ins and outs of serial killing, Otis takes to it with enthusiasm. Based on true events.

8:30PM

Attack The Block

Movies MA

Follows a gang of tough inner-city kids who try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into an extraterrestrial warzone. #SBSMovie

From the producers of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, Attack the Block follows a gang of tough inner-city kids who try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into an extraterrestrial warzone. (From the UK) (Movie) (Comedy) (2011) MA(V,L) CC

8:30PM

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.

10:25PM

Elles

Movies R

On her latest assignment, a journalist for Elle immerses herself in a prostitution ring run by university students, moving her to question her most intimate convictions about money, family and sex.

11:00PM

Royal Affair, A

Movies M

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician, and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. (Denmark) #sbsmovie

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. (From Denmark, in Danish) (Movie) (Drama (2012) M(A,V,S)

12:05AM

Life During Wartime

Movies MA

Allison Janney stars in this story of three sisters, struggling to make sense of their marriages, families and friends. Life During Wartime is controversial director Todd Solondz’s follow-up to his acclaimed film Happiness.

12:40AM

Murder Of The Inugami Clan

Movies M

A web of deceit, adultery and greed manifests in Kon Ichikawa's remake of his own 1976 hit about a murder investigation that reveals years of hidden skeletons and a shocking family secret. (Japan)

A web of deceit, adultery and greed manifests in Kon Ichikawa's remake of his own 1976 cult hit about a murder investigation that reveals years of hidden skeletons and a shocking family secret. Nominated for the Golden St. George at the 2007 Moscow International Film Festival. Stars Koji Ishizaka, Junko Fuji and Kikunosuke Onoe. (From Japan, in Japanese) (Thriller) (2007) M (A,V)

1:25AM

Bibliotheque Pascal

Movies MA

A woman lapses into a series of fanciful dream sequences as she recounts her odyssey through the underbelly of Europe and job at a brothel themed around literary fantasies. (Hungary) #SBSfilm

In order to regain custody of her daughter, whom she left in the care of her fortune-telling aunt, Mona must tell a social worker her story. The tale she spins is a wild, surreal adventure which recounts her odyssey through the underbelly of Europe and job at a brothel themed around literary fantasies. Directed by Szabolcs Hajdu and stars Orsolya Török-Illyés, Andi Vasluianu and Shamgar Amram. (From Hungary, in Romanian, English and Hungarian) (Drama) (2010) (Rpt) MA (A,D,S)

1:45AM

Road Games

Movies M

A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway. Stars Stacy Keach and Jamie Lee Curtis.

3:30AM

Running On Empty

Movies MA

The beautiful Azami is tired of her penniless and lazy boyfriend, Hideji. Determined to break up with him, she must first get back all the money she has given him over the years. (Japan) #SBSfilm

The beautiful Azami is tired of her penniless and lazy boyfriend, Hideji. Determined to break up with him, she must first get back all the money she has given him over the years. She hatches a plot in which she fakes her own kidnapping to get Hideji to pay a ransom. But things get hilariously complicated when nothing goes to plan. Directed by Dai Sako and stars Katsuya Kobayashi, Mihiro and Kenji Date. (From Japan, in Japanese) (Drama) (2010) MA (A,S)

3:30AM

Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer

Movies R

Henry (Michael Rooker) works as an exterminator and murders strangers for fun. When Henry shows Otis – his drug dealing roommate - the ins and outs of serial killing, Otis takes to it with enthusiasm. Based on true events.

4:55AM

Elles

Movies R

On her latest assignment, a journalist for Elle immerses herself in a prostitution ring run by university students, moving her to question her most intimate convictions about money, family and sex.

Thursday 11th December

6:35AM

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.

8:20AM

Rock The Casbah

Movies MA

Set in the Gaza Strip circa 1989 at the height of the first Intifada, an 18-year-old Israeli soldier is sent to take revenge for the death of a fellow soldier. Winner of the Art Cinemas award at Berlinale 2013.

10:25AM

The Slut

Movies R

Tamar's voracious sexual appetite is well known to the men in her rural village, but things change when her old acquaintance returns home. They soon fall in love, but can she be satisfied with only one partner?

11:55AM

Elles

Movies R

On her latest assignment, a journalist for Elle immerses herself in a prostitution ring run by university students, moving her to question her most intimate convictions about money, family and sex.

1:35PM

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.

3:30PM

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.

5:15PM

Captain Conan

Movies M

The Bulgarian border 1918. Lieutenant Conan commands a special unit which fights behind enemy lines with knives rather than guns.

7:30PM

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.

9:30PM

Like Father, Like Son

Movies PG

Ryota is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his biological son or the boy he raised as his own.

11:40PM

A Clockwork Orange

Movies R

In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem, but not all goes according to plan.

Movie - - The only world Alex knows is ultra-violence and rape. He has his own gang and on one outing, is betrayed by the members of his gang after he accidentally kills a woman. Alex is sentenced to 14 years in prison where he hears about a new form of "aversion therapy" that has the effect of not only repelling criminals from any form of violence permanently, but earns a very generous prison remission for the prisoner treated. One of the most violent and gripping films ever made incorporating much sardonic humour. A Stanley Kubrick classic that was banned in many countries on initial release. Stars Malcolm McDowell, Patrick McGee and Michael Bates. (From the UK, in English) ((1971) (Rpt) MAV (A,N,V) CC

12:00AM

Flame And Citron

Movies MA

Flame and Citron are assassins in the Danish resistance in WWII and target important officials of the Third Reich. However, they find their boss is using them to settle personal scores. (Denmark)

The true story of two infamous World War Two resistance fighters, brilliantly presented by director Ole Christian Madsen. During the Nazi occupation, Flame and Citron are assassins in the Danish resistance and target important officials of the Third Reich. However, the game changes when the pair discover that their powerful boss may be using them to settle his own personal scores. Winner of five Danish Robert Awards in 2009. Stars Thure Lindhardt, Mads Mikkelsen and Stine Stengade. (From Denmark, in Danish and German) (Drama) (2008) (Rpt) MAV (V)

12:55AM

All Our Desires

Movies M

A young judge battling an incurable disease teams up with a colleague to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor. Starring Marie Gillain and based on a true story. (France) #sbs2

Claire is a 30-year-old court judge who, despite battling an incurable disease, becomes locked in a fight for justice for citizens impacted by the unscrupulous practices of the French banking system. Her plight piques the interest of disenchanted colleague Stéphane, who becomes drawn into the case. Something emerges between them: a mixture of rebellion, outrage, and above all an urgent need to live life to the fullest. (From France, in French) (Movie) (Drama) (2011) M(A,L)

1:55AM

Rock The Casbah

Movies MA

Set in the Gaza Strip circa 1989 at the height of the first Intifada, an 18-year-old Israeli soldier is sent to take revenge for the death of a fellow soldier. Winner of the Art Cinemas award at Berlinale 2013.

2:25AM

Buddenbrooks: The Decline Of A Family

Movies M

An adaptation of Thomas Mann's 1900 Nobel Prize-Winning novel. Charts the downfall of an aristocratic merchant family over four generations in Northern Germany. (Germany) M (A)

An adaptation of literary giant Thomas Mann's 1900 Nobel Prize-Winning novel of the same name, this film charts the downfall of an aristocratic merchant family over four generations in Northern Germany. Consul Jean Buddenbrook, head of the old Lübeck clan of Buddenbrook, runs his business along old-fashioned but solid, risk-free lines and the Buddenbrook children are expected to continue in the family tradition. Directed by Heinrich Breloer and stars Armin Muller-Stahl, Jessica Schwarz and Mark Waschke. (In German, English subtitles) (Drama) (2008) M (A)

3:30AM

Captain Conan

Movies M

The Bulgarian border 1918. Lieutenant Conan commands a special unit which fights behind enemy lines with knives rather than guns.

Friday 12th December

5:45AM

Like Father, Like Son

Movies PG

Ryota is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his biological son or the boy he raised as his own.

7:55AM

The Slut

Movies R

Tamar's voracious sexual appetite is well known to the men in her rural village, but things change when her old acquaintance returns home. They soon fall in love, but can she be satisfied with only one partner?

9:25AM

A Clockwork Orange

Movies R

In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem, but not all goes according to plan.

Movie - - The only world Alex knows is ultra-violence and rape. He has his own gang and on one outing, is betrayed by the members of his gang after he accidentally kills a woman. Alex is sentenced to 14 years in prison where he hears about a new form of "aversion therapy" that has the effect of not only repelling criminals from any form of violence permanently, but earns a very generous prison remission for the prisoner treated. One of the most violent and gripping films ever made incorporating much sardonic humour. A Stanley Kubrick classic that was banned in many countries on initial release. Stars Malcolm McDowell, Patrick McGee and Michael Bates. (From the UK, in English) ((1971) (Rpt) MAV (A,N,V) CC

11:45AM

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.

2:15PM

Like Father, Like Son

Movies PG

Ryota is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his biological son or the boy he raised as his own.

4:25PM

With Heart And Soul

Movies MA

Recruited by two opposing sides, young brothers Anestis and Vlassis are each their own victims of the Greek Civil War. Through death, conflict, loyalty and pain, their story is written on the battlefield.

7:20PM

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.

9:30PM

Secret Things

Movies R

Nathalie and Sandrine are beautiful women who manipulate men for money. However their seduction of banking heir Christophe is turned against them, and they begin to fear for their sanity and their lives.

11:20PM

Sleeping Beauty

Movies MA

A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires. #SBSfilm

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

11:30PM

With Heart And Soul

Movies MA

Recruited by two opposing sides, young brothers Anestis and Vlassis are each their own victims of the Greek Civil War. Through death, conflict, loyalty and pain, their story is written on the battlefield.

1:10AM

Nightmare Detective

Movies MA

A man is pushed to the edge of sanity by his ability to enter other people's dreams and hear their thoughts. At the same time, detective Keiko begins to connect a series of unusual suicides. (Japan)

Kyoichi Kagenuma is a man pushed to the edge of sanity by his ability to enter other people’s dreams and hear their thoughts. At the same time, detective Keiko Kirishima begins to connect a series of unusual suicides and enlists the reluctant Kagenuma to help her uncover the truth behind the deaths. Directed by Shinya Tsukamoto and stars Ryuhei Matsuda, Masanobu Ando and Hitomi. (In Japanese, English subtitles) (Thriller) (2006) MAV (A,V)

1:55AM

Ip Man – The Final Fight

Movies M

In post-war Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is called into action once more. What begins as simple challenges from rival Kung Fu styles soon draws him into the underworld of the Triads.

3:10AM

Just Another Love Story

Movies MA

A man who feels responsible for the car accident that put a young woman in a coma develops an obsession for her as he visits her in hospital and pretends to be her fiance. (Denmark) #SBSfilm

A man who feels responsible for the car accident that put a young woman in a coma develops an obsession for her as he visits her in hospital and pretends to be her fiancé. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize World Cinema at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Ole Bornedal and stars Anders W. Berthelsen, Rebecka Hemse and Nikolaj Lie Kaas. (From Denmark, in Danish and Swedish) (Drama) (2007) MAV (S,N,A) CC

3:35AM

Secret Things

Movies R

Nathalie and Sandrine are beautiful women who manipulate men for money. However their seduction of banking heir Christophe is turned against them, and they begin to fear for their sanity and their lives.

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