For one shocking week in March, World Movies is showing more films that changed the face of cinema, and had censors reaching for the scissors.
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SBS Movies

23 Feb 2014 - 4:52 PM  UPDATED 7 Mar 2014 - 3:57 PM

Monday 17 March - Friday 21 March
PLUS:
Marathon of all five films from 6pm Saturday March 22

WORLD MOVIES: Available on Foxtel channel 430

Due to popular demand, World Movies brings you another week of unforgettable films that changed the film
industry forever, all for the very first time on Australian Television. They’re the movies that changed the face of cinema. They’ve been banned around the world and have been the cause of arrests, court cases and protests. They’ve caused moral outrage and countless newspaper headlines. Over one uncensored week, World Movies brings you More Films That Shocked The World.

Pink Flamingos

Monday 17 March, 9.30pm

The film that launched John Waters as the world’s leading authority on bad taste, follows the adventures of Divine (living under the alias of Babs Johnson), a fat, styleobsessed criminal who lives in a trailer with her mentally ill mother Edie, her delinquent son Crackers, and her traveling companion Cotton. Divine is furious when a pair The film that launched John Waters as the world’s leading authority on bad taste, follows the adventures of Divine (living under the alias of Babs Johnson), a fat, styleobsessed criminal who lives in a trailer with her mentally ill mother Edie, her delinquent son Crackers, and her traveling companion Cotton. Divine is furious when a pair of perverts try to steal her title of “filthiest person alive.”

 

I Spit On Your Grave

Tuesday 18 March, 9.30pm

An aspiring writer retires to a secluded cabin in the woods to write her first novel. There she is brutally assaulted, raped 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.

 

Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer

Wednesday 19 March, 9.30pm

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.

 

 

Emmanuelle

Thursday 20 March, 9.30pm

In Bangkok, Emmanuelle (Sylvia Kristel), the young wife of a French diplomat, enters the world of lust and passion.
Guided by the mature Mario, and with the complicity of her husband, she discovers the delights of sensuality.

 

Caligula

Friday 22 March, 9.30pm

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.