This March, make a date on Saturday nights with Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence and our season of stellar U.S indies.
SBS Film

29 Jan 2014 - 12:26 PM  UPDATED 24 Feb 2015 - 10:26 AM


SBS ONE: Saturday 1 March, 9.30pm

The first of two collaborations between rebellious Dane Nicolas Winding Refn and American star/producer Ryan Gosling, Drive blends extreme violence with gentle romance to tell the story of lovelorn getaway driver with a grisly past.

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SBS ONE: Saturday 8 March, 9:30pm

A fairytale of brutal proportions, Lee Daniels' two-time Oscar winner is the story of an overweight and illiterate Harlem teenager, Claireece or 'Precious' (Gabourey Sidibe), who is both a mother to a baby and sexually abused in turn by her own mother and father.

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SBS ONE: Saturday 15 March, 9.30pm

The troubled mind of a Vietnam vet and LAPD patrolman is put under the spotlight by director Oren Moverman (The Messenger). Woody Harrelson plays hothead cop Dave Brown, a man with everything on line after he's caught on film bashing a suspect.

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Winter's Bone

SBS ONE: Saturday 22 March, 9:30pm

In her breakout role, Jennifer Lawrence is an old before her time 17-year-old trying to protect her incapacitated mother and younger siblings, while searching for her father, a methamphetamine cook, before the family home is lost.

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The Tree of Life

SBS ONE: Saturday 29 March, 9.30pm

Terrence Malick's Palme d'Or winner is a touching meditation on family, parenthood and one's overall place in the universe. Set in a small Texas town during the 1950s, Brad Pitt is father to three young boys, with Jessica Chastain their graceful, sensitive mother.

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