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

9 May 2014 - 12:01 PM  UPDATED 24 Feb 2015 - 10:27 AM

Monday, 12 May

Heartbeat Detector

12:35am, SBS ONE
M
France
Director: Nicolas Klotz
Starring: Mathieu Amalric, Michael Lonsdale, Jean-Pierre Kalfon
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What's it about?
Simon works as psychologist in the human resources department of modern-day petrochemical corporation. When a senior executive asks him to investigate the managing director, who has been acting in an erratic manner, he discovers a troubling link between the company and an ideology associated with Nazism.


Tuesday, 13 May

Zatoichi

11:15pm, SBS 2
MA+15
Japan
Director: Takeshi Kitano
Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Daigoro Tachibana
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What's it about?
Zatoichi is a blind swordsman who shuffles from town to town, righting wrongs with the sword he conceals within his cane. He unknowingly walks into a classic tale of revenge, as two women plot to kill the men who murdered their family. As he becomes more involved, a showdown with the young Samurai Hattori is inevitable.

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Wednesday, 14 May

Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah

8:30pm, SBS 2
PG
Japan
Director: Takao Ohgawara
Starring: Takao Ohgawara, Masahiro Takeshima, Emi Kodaka
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What's it about?
The action begins three years after Godzilla took a nose dive into the Fuji volcano and was left for dead. When a flying saucer lands in panic-gripped Tokyo, the crew claim to be from 200 years into the future, and they wish to save Japan from impending destruction by Godzilla. They plan to do this by going back to Lagos Island circa 1944 where Godzilla – then just an ordinary dinosaur – was hit by a hydrogen blast and mutated into a monster. By removing him before the mutation occurs, they can eradicate Godzilla from history.

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10:25pm, SBS 2
MA+15
Spain
Directors: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza
Starring: Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Pablo Rosso

What's it about?
In the vein of The Blair Witch Project, a television reporter and her unseen cameraman are trapped in a building with biting, blood-lusting monsters in this demonic cinema verite film.

White Material

1:30am, SBS ONE
MA+15
France
Director: Claire Denis
Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Isaach De Bankolé

What's it about?
French film legend Isabelle Huppert stars as Maria, a wilful French woman refusing to give up her coffee plantation in Africa, where war and racial tensions are threatening to tip the nation into chaos.

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Thursday, 15 May

Taxi

1:20am, SBS 2
M
France
Director: Gérard Pirès
Starring: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard

What's it about?
This French box-office smash, written by acclaimed director Luc Besson, tells the story of a speed-crazy taxi driver who joins forces with a loser cop without a driver's licence.


Friday, 16 May

The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest

9:20pm, SBS 2
MA+15
Sweden
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre
Available now on SBS On Demand

What's it about?
The third and final film from the award-winning Swedish thriller trilogy Millenium, which also included The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and The Girl Who Played With Fire, picks up with Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital after meeting her father. She awaits her trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael is determined to prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.

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Kurt Wallander: The Collector

1:30am, SBS 2
MA+15
Sweden
Director: Kathrine Windfeld
Starring: Krister Henriksson, Lena Endre, Sverrir Gudnason
Available now on SBS On Demand

What's it about?
When Kurt Wallander investigates the death of a woman during a house robbery, suspicion falls on the victim's ex-boyfriend, Fabian, a bouncer. During the investigation, Isabelle discovers she knew the dead women from her gym; a revelation that could test her loyalty to Wallander, and ultimately affect her future in the police force.

Chiko

3:10am, SBS ONE
MA+15
Germany
Director: Ozgur Yildirim
Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Denis Moschitto, Volkan Ozcan
Available now on SBS On Demand

What's it about?
A Scarface-style crime drama about a Turkish immigrant turned drug dealer who won't stop until he's sitting at the top of the Berlin underworld. Yet his friendship with a former partner drags him down.

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Saturday, 17 May

Harry Brown

8:30pm, SBS ONE
MA+15
UK
Director: Daniel Barber
Starring: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley
Available now on SBS On Demand

What's it about?
Harry Brown is an elderly ex-marine living in a dingy English housing estate apartment. The escalating crime and violence has made him so frightened that he won't even use the underpass near his home. Shortly after his wife dies, Harry's best friend is murdered, prompting Harry to seek revenge on the criminal lowlifes who have made his life hell.

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White Night Wedding

1:10am, SBS 2
M
Iceland
Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Starring: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Laufey Elíasdóttir

What's it about?
As middle-aged professor Jon prepares to tie the knot with a student half his age, events conspire against him. His future mother-in-law is vehemently opposed to the marriage, his first wife won't get off his back, and his best man is never sober for long. Jon begins to question whether love is enough.


Sunday, 18 May

The Day I Saw Your Heart

10:25pm, SBS 2
M
France
Director: Jennifer Devoldère
Starring: Mélanie Laurent, Michel Blanc, Florence Loiret Caille
Available now on SBS On Demand

What's it about?
Melanie Laurent stars as Justine, a young lady who works at an x-ray lab and has a serious problem with commitment. She leaves behind a trail of ex-boyfriends, and is crashing on her sister's couch. But her already-dysfunctional family is torn apart when Justine's 60-year-old father announces that he and his new young wife are set to have another baby. Distraught at the fact she will no longer be the youngest child and unable to face her problems head-on, Justine begins to act out as her family falls apart.

Love is in the Air

12:45am, SBS 2
M
France
Director: Rémi Bezançon
Starring: Vincent Elbaz, Marion Cotillard, Gilles Lellouche

What's it about?
Yann, an airline safety expert, lives a quiet life of irony plagued with phobias until his last chance at real love almost escapes before it begins.