When it comes to movies, there’s something for everybody on SBS ONE, SBS2 and On Demand. See below for specific screening details and online availability.
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3 Apr 2014 - 1:13 PM  UPDATED 24 Feb 2015 - 10:27 AM

Monday, 7 April

Lovesickness

12:35am, SBS ONE
Rated M
Watch now on SBS On Demand

Directors: Carlitos Ruiz Ruiz, Mariem Pérez Riera
Starring: Luis Guzmán, Teresa Hernández, Fernando Tarrazo
What’s it about?
A three-part look at the ironies of love, with stories that involve a young boy, a hostage situation, and a divorced elderly couple caught in a love triangle.


Tuesday, 8 April

6ixtynin9

11:15pm, SBS ONE
Rated MA15+

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
Starring: Tasanawalai Ongartittichai, Black Phomtong, Lalita Panyopas
What’s it about?
When a noodle carton filled with cash is inadvertently delivered to the wrong person – a recently retrenched woman – a bizarre chain of events ensues.


Wednesday
, 9 April

Point Blank

8:30pm, SBS2
Rated MA15+
Watch now on SBS On Demand

Director: Fred Cavayé
Starring: Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem, Gérard Lanvin
What’s it about?
One night happily married nurse Samuel saves the life of a mysterious car-accident victim. He soon realises the man he has saved is a violent criminal, and after his wife is kidnapped he is drawn into a web of crime and corruption.

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The Page Turner

11:10pm, SBS ONE
Rated PG

Director: Denis Dercourt
Starring: Catherine Frot, Déborah François, Pascal Greggory
What’s it about?
Ten-year-old Mélanie Prouvost is a gifted pianist and it is decided that she will sit for the Conservatory entrance exam. Although Mélanie is very likely to be admitted, she gets distracted by the president of the jury's offhand attitude and fails. Ten years later, Mélanie becomes the woman's page turner, waiting patiently for her revenge.

Stella

12:40am, SBS ONE
Rated M
Watch now on SBS On Demand

Director: Sylvie Verheyde
Starring: Léora Barbara, Mélissa Rodriguès, Laëtitia Guerard
What’s it about?
Paris, 1977: Sassy and streetwise 11-year-old Stella knows poker better than grammar when she starts the year at a prestigious new school. There, she discovers the possibilities of a whole new world outside her parents' bar.

Hawaii, Oslo

12:50am, SBS2
Rating: M
Watch now on SBS On Demand

Director: Erik Poppe
Starring: Trond Espen Seim, Jan Gunnar Røise, Evy Kasseth Røsten
What’s it about?
Follows five parallel stories about love, woven together in Oslo during the hottest day of the year. The film starts with a fatal accident, and, as people gather around the site, the narration goes back to the events of the day before that have led to this unfortunate gathering.

 

Thursday, 10 April

Shadows of Time

12:55am, SBS 2
Rating: M

Director: Florian Gallenberger
Starring: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Prashant Narayanan, Tillotama Shome
What’s it about?
Follows the love story of Ravi and Masha, spanning 60 years, and beginning when they are children in India sold into labour by their parents.

Tornado

1:40am, SBS ONE
Rated M
Watch now on SBS On Demand

Director: Andreas Linke
Starring: Matthias Koeberlin, Mina Tander, Sascha Göpel
What’s it about?
After four years in Oklahoma studying twisters, meteorologist Jan returns to Berlin and immediately recognises the warning signs of an unprecedented storm that threatens to devastate the city. When the authorities ignore his warnings, Jan heads straight for the eye of the tornado to try to prevent the impending doom that is set to strike his hometown.


Friday, 11 April

We 3

11:35pm, SBS ONE
Rated M
Watch now on SBS On Demand

Director: Nando Olival
Starring: Gabriel Godoy, Victor Mendes, Juliana Schalch
What’s it about?
Camila, Rafael and Cazé all arrive from different parts of Brazil to attend college in São Paulo. Meeting one night at a party, they instantly connect and quickly move into a big apartment together. Soon they are spending every minute together, and are simply known to others as ‘The Three’. There is only one rule: that no sex should ever get in the way of their friendship. But this rule turns out to be a little more complicated than anticipated.

Kurt Wallander: The Leak

1:05am, SBS ONE
Rated M
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Director: Henrik Georgsson
Starring: Krister Henriksson, Lena Endre, Sverrir Gudnason
What’s it about?
The seemingly random murder of a jogger in woodland and the detonation of car bombs in central Ystad are but diversions to keep the police busy whilst a security van is robbed of 15 million kroner. Given the security firm's meticulous contingency plan, Wallander suspects a leak from the inside the company.


Saturday

Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

3pm, SBS ONE
Rated PG
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand

Director: Robert Trachtenberg
Starring: Mel Brooks, Bea Arthur, Anne Bancroft
What’s it about?
For the first time, Mel Brooks agrees to tell his life story. From his early days in the army, then as a sketch writer and a subsequent sixty years in the entertainment industry. From Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein through to the Broadway Musical version of The Producers, Brooks, in his inimitable style, offers up anecdotes galore and advice on how to survive the slings and arrows of critics and interviewers. Together with film clips, archives, and contributions from Matthew Broderick, Joan Rivers, Tracey Ullman and others, it’s an entertaining and often hilarious journey.

Sunshine Cleaning

9:30pm, SBS ONE
Rated M
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand

Director: Christine Jeffs
Starring: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin
What’s it about?
In order to raise the tuition to send her drop-out son to private school, Rose starts an unusual business with her slacker sister Norah - cleaning up after death. A poignant and bittersweet film, about respect, love and clearing up body parts.

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25 Carat

11:15PM, SBS ONE
Rated MA15+

Director: Patxi Amezcua
Starring: Francesc Garrido, Aida Folch, Manuel Morón
What’s it about?
Abel is a boxer turned debt collector who is struggling to provide for his young son. When he falls in love with beautiful car thief Kay, the couple plan for a new crime-free beginning. To fund their new law-abiding life, however, they conspire for one last big score. The resulting fiasco takes them on a rough ride through the gritty Barcelona underworld.

 

Sunday

The Price to Pay

1:30am, SBS ONE
Rated M

Director: Alexandra Leclère
Starring: Christian Clavier, Nathalie Baye, Gérard Lanvin
What’s it about?
Jean-Pierre has everything: career, wealth, a bourgeois existence. The one thing he lacks is the affection of his shopaholic wife. Confiding with his chauffeur, he conspires to cut off his wife's spending in an attempt to encourage affection. Four-time César Award-winning actress Nathalie Baye leads a stellar cast who are as hopeless in war as they are in love.

December Heat

3:10am, SBS ONE
Rated M
Watch now on SBS On Demand

Director: Asko Kase
Starring: Sergo Vares, Liisi Koikson, Tõnu Kark
What’s it about?
A failed communist rebellion in December 1924 in Estonia sets the scene in this lavishly produced historical action drama about a pair of newlyweds who run into the face of the conflict as they try to escape the country.