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Wings of Desire

PG
Germany, 1987
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Language: German
Director: Wim Wenders
Starring: Bruno Ganz, Peter Falk, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander
What's it about?
Wim Wenders' glorious masterpiece about what it means to be human is 30 years old this year. Daniel (Bruno Ganz), a lonely, trenchcoated angel, watches over Berlin, silently comforting its citizens in their hour of need. But when he is captivated by a beautiful French trapeze artist (Solveig Dommartin), Damiel decides to trade his gentle, angelic life for the torturous emotions of the secular world. With his divine position in jeopardy, he must choose to either give up love, or lose his eternal wings forever.

★★★★★ Wings of Desire review: A joy from start to finish

The Big Blue

M
France, 1988
Genre: Drama, Romance
Language: French, Italian
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Griffin Dunne, Jean Reno, Jean-Marc Barr, Rosanna Arquette
What's it about?
You can catch Luc Besson's dreamy underwater fable which charts the competition and friendship between Jacques (Jean-Marc Barr) and Enzo ((Jean Reno) first in their youth, and then when they meet again at the World Free Diving Championships in Sicily years later. Aloof loner Jacques is torn between the real world and his yearning for his spiritual home, the underwater world of his beloved dolphins. 

The Big Blue review and interview

Noise

MA15+
Australia, 2007
Genre: Thriller
Director: Matthew Saville
Starring: Brendan Cowell, Richard Cawthorne, Maia Thomas, Nicholas Bell 
What's it about?
Brendan Cowell shines in this engrossing local drama about a police officer with tinnitus, stationed in a mobile van to provide outreach to the local community in the wake of a train massacre. His discussions with locals gradually become more crucial to the case. 

A Man Called Ove

Sweden, 2015
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: Persian, Swedish
Director: Hannes Holm
Starring: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg, 
What's it about?
A grumpy 59 year-old is deposed as president of his housing estate's body corporate, but that doesn't stop him looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When a pregnant woman and her family move into the terrace house opposite Ove and she accidentally back into his mailbox, it sets off a series of unexpected changes in his life. An Oscar-nominated oddity set for an English language remake.  

Tom Hanks to star in remake of Swedish hit comedy 'A Man Called Ove'

Locke

MA15+
United Kingdom, 2013
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Language: [language]
Director: Steven Knight
Starring: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson
What's it about?
Tom Hardy is the lone star of this gripping drama, in which we watch his world change dramatically in a series of phone calls during one harrowing drive home. 

Locke: An existential road movie in which nothing and everything happens
Locke Review

Rust and Bone

France, 2012
Genre: Drama
Language: French
Director: Jacques Audiard
Starring: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts
What's it about?
A gripping romance/drama about love, loss and a life-altering accident. Marion Cotillard is a whale trainer at a sea-themed tourist attraction on the French riviera, whose life is turned upside down by a freak accident. In her struggle to get her life back on track, she meets a street fighter and together they try to heal their own wounds.  


DRAMA 

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Sunshine - The truth will come to light
SBS’s new Australian drama Sunshine is available to stream at SBS On Demand. Starring Anthony LaPaglia and Melanie Lynskey. And introducing Wally Elnour
 


DOCUMENTARY 

The Goggleboxers took on the 'Apex Gang' and we are all better for it
An SBS documentary about media coverage of a Melbourne gang caused a stir on 'Gogglebox' this week.

Apex Gang: Behind The Headlines

The Secret Life of Queen Victoria 

Cyberwar

What Facebook Knows About You