Movies are back in primetime on Saturday nights. SBS ONE has a stellar season of contemporary world cinema classics, presented by Sandy George.
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Boy – Premieres Saturday 9 February, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Taika Waititi
Starring: James Rolleston, Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu, Taika Waititi
Synopsis: A coming-of-age comedy about a young's boy father returning home from prison.

An Education – Premieres Saturday 16 February, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Lone Scherfig
Starring: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina
Synopsis: In '60s London, a girl's life changes with the arrival of a man nearly twice her age.

A Single Man – Saturday 23 February, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Tom Ford
Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode
Synopsis: A professor experiences the most transformative day of his life after the death of his long-time lover.

Heartbreaker – Premieres Saturday 2 March, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Pascal Chaumeil
Starring: Romain Duris, Vanessa Paradis, Julie Ferrier
Synopsis: A professional homewrecker must seduce a young, free-spirited and heiress.

Harry Brown – Saturday 9 March, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Daniel Barber
Starring: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley
Synopsis: An elderly ex-serviceman is on a mission to avenge his best friend's murder.

Agora – Saturday 16 March, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac
Synopsis: A slave turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hopes of pursuing freedom.

Mongol – Saturday 23 March, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Sergey Bodrov
Starring: Tadanobu Asano, Amadu Mamadakov, Khulan Chuluun
Synopsis: A biopic on Genghis Khan, spanning his life from age 9 to when Mongolia eventually united under his leadership.

Babel – Saturday 30 March, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal
Synopsis: A rifle shot in the Moroccan desert sets in a motion a series of tragic consequences across three continents.

Biutiful – Saturday 6 April, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Starring: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib
Synopsis: The journey of a man involved in illegal activity who is confronted by an old friend.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona – Saturday 13 April, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem
Synopsis: Two friends holidaying in Spain both become enamoured with a painter.


Soul Kitchen
– Saturday 20 April, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Fatih Akin
Starring: Adam Bousdoukos, Moritz Bleibtreu, Pheline Roggan
Synopsis: A failing restaurant owner leaves his business in the hands of his ex-con brother.

The Reluctant Infidel – Saturday 27 April, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Josh Appignanesi
Starring: Omid Djalili, Richard Schiff, Archie Panjabi
Synopsis: A Muslim discovers his heritage is not what he thought it was.


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
– Saturday 4 May, 9.30pm on SBS ONE
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Starring: Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Michael Nyqvist
Synopsis: A hardened investigative reporter teams with a 20-something computer hacker to investigate the story of a missing person.