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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SBS Movies

11 Apr 2014 - 11:20 AM  UPDATED 24 Feb 2015 - 10:27 AM

Monday, 14 April

Running on Empty

1:35am, SBS ONE
MA+15
Japan
Director: Dai Sako
Starring: Katsuya Kobayashi, Mihiro, Kenji Date
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Azami is tired of her penniless and lazy boyfriend, Hideji. Determined to break up with him, she must first get back all the money she has given him over the years. She hatches a plot in which she fakes her own kidnapping to get Hideji to pay a ransom. But things get hilariously complicated when nothing goes to plan.

 
Tuesday, 15 April

Connected

11:15pm, SBS2
M
China
Director: Benny Chan
Starring: Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Nick Cheung
Watch now on SBS On Demand

A man receives a frantic phone call from a young woman who has been kidnapped by a gang of corrupt Interpol agents. Unable to get the police involved, he decides to risk everything to help save the women and her young daughter.

 
Wednesday, 16 April

Cold Prey

8:30pm, SBS2
MA+15
Norway
Director: Roar Uthaug
Starring: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Rolf Kristian Larsen, Tomas Alf Larsen
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Five friends on a snowboarding trip are forced to seek refuge in an abandoned ski lodge and soon discover they are not alone.

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Cold Prey 2

10:15pm, SBS2
MA+15
Norway
Director: Mats Stenberg
Starring: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Marthe Snorresdotter Rovik, Kim Wifladt
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The lone survivor from the first film wakes up in hospital bloodied and weak. As she walks through the dark corridors of the soon-to-be-closed hospital, she thinks she is alone. But the nightmare isn’t over yet.

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Incendies

11:05pm, SBS ONE
MA+15
Canada
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette

When notary Lebel sits down with Jeanne and Simon Marwan to read them their mother Nawal's will, the twins are stunned to receive a pair of envelopes - one for the father they thought was dead and another for a brother they didn't know existed. In this enigmatic inheritance, Jeanne sees the key to Nawal's retreat into unexpected silence during the final weeks of her life. She immediately decides to go to the Middle East to dig into a family history of which she knows next to nothing.

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Incendies

 

Thursday, 17 April

Arsene Lupin

12:50am, SBS 2
M
France
Director: Jean-Paul Salome
Starring: Romain Duris, Kristen Scott Thomas, Eva Green

Follows the adventures of Arsène Lupin, an aristocratic Belle Époque gentleman robber who preys on the rich and is kind to the poor. Fate teams him up with the beautiful and mysterious Countess of Cagliostro who is involved in a devious plot to recover the treasure of the kings of France. However, an underground monarchist network is also after the treasure.

 

Friday, 18 April 

The Blonde with the Bare Breasts

11:50pm, SBS ONE
MA+15
France
Director: Manuel Pradal
Starring: Vahina Giocante, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Steve Le Roi
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand

Brothers Julien and Louis are small-time crooks who make a living transporting gravel across Paris on their father's barge. When a dealer in stolen goods proposes they steal 'The Blonde with Bare Breasts', a Manet painting on display at the Musée d'Orsay, they manage the impossible only to have their plans foiled by a mysterious femme fatale.

Kurt Wallander: The Sniper

1:40am, SBS ONE
MA+15
Sweden
Director: Agneta Fagerstrom-Olsson
Starring: Krister Henriksson, Lena Endre, Sverrir Gudnason
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand

When a small-time crook is killed by a sniper, Wallander and the Ystad police investigate. Meanwhile, trainee policeman Pontus is forced to reconsider his career and finds he has more than just a sniper to deal with when he receives a surprise visitor.


Saturday, 19 April

The Passion of the Christ

8:30pm, SBS ONE
USA
MA+15
Director: Mel Gibson
Starring: Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, Maia Morgenstern
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand

Mel Gibson examines the last twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth's life, beginning in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Jesus must resist the temptations of Satan. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, Jesus is then arrested and taken within the city walls of Jerusalem where leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy and his trial results in a condemnation to death. 

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Camino

11:50pm, SBS ONE
M
Spain
Director: Javier Fesser
Starring: Nerea Camacho, Carmen Elías, Mariano Venancio

The heartbreaking story of Camino, a bubbly 11-year-old girl whose happy God-focused life in Madrid and innocent platonic love for Cuco are thwarted by the onset of a terminal illness, a cross she bears with a mixture of exemplary devotion and naivety. (Pictured top)


Sunday, 20 April

Oslo, August 31st

11:35pm, SBS2
M
Norway
Director: Joachim Trier
Starring: Anders Danielsen Lie, Hans Olav Brenner, Ingrid Olava
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand

Anders is nearing the end of his drug rehabilitation stay in the countryside. Before his release he is allowed into the city for a job interview, but he stays on for a day and night drifting through his old life. Haunted by the opportunities he wasted and the people he hurt, he feels like he has nothing to show for his life at 34 years old. As he visits places and meets people from his old life, he contemplates what will come next when he is released.

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