When it comes to movies, there's something for everybody on SBS ONE, SBS 2 and On Demand. See below for specific screening details and online availability.
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SBS Movies

6 Jun 2014 - 11:51 AM  UPDATED 24 Feb 2015 - 10:28 AM

Wednesday, 11 June

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

8:30, SBS 2
M
China
Director: Tsui Hark
Starring: Jet Li, Xun Zhou, Kun Chen
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What’s it about?
Dragon Inn is the rumoured location of a lost city buried under the desert, and its hidden treasure is supposedly only revealed every 60 years by a mighty storm. With the storm approaching, groups arrive at the Dragon Inn desperate to find the treasure – from gangs of marauders, to the Imperial Assassins, to the righteous General Zhao. As they find themselves locked within the Inn, the stage is set for a violent game of cat and mouse.

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The Warlords

10:45pm, SBS 2
MA+15
China
Director: Peter Chan
Starring: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro

What’s it about?
A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. In the autumn of 1870, General Pang Qingyun of the imperial army wants to end war and restore peace to the land. But to do so he must first rise to power. To help him achieve his goal, he joins two bandits Zhao Er-Hu and Jiang Wuyang, and the three become sworn brothers.

Ages of Love

11:05pm, SBS ONE
MA+15
Italy
Director: Giovanni Veronesi
Starring: Robert De Niro, Monica Bellucci, Riccardo Scamarcio
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What’s it about?
This sexy new romantic comedy explores the three stages of life and love. ‘Youth’ follows the story of an ambitious young lawyer whose life changes when he meets a provocative girl named Micol. ‘Maturity’ stars comedy icon Carlo Verdone as a faithful husband of 25 years who is swept off his feet by the intriguing Eliana, while ‘Beyond’ features an art history professor whose peaceful life in Rome is disrupted by the arrival of Viola.

Air Doll

1:20am, SBS ONE
MA+15
Japan
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Starring: Itsuji Itao, Doona Bae, Arata
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What’s it about?
Middle-aged Hideo lives an ordinary life - except for the fact that his live-in lover is actually an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. Hideo treats Nozomi as a real woman and they live together in Hideo’s imagined domestic bliss. But when the doll develops human consciousness, she falls for another man.

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Clara and Me

1:55am, SBS 2
M
France
Director: Arnaud Viard
Starring: Julien Boisselier, Julie Gayet, Michel Aumont
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What’s it about?
Antoine, a struggling actor meets the striking, wannabe writer Clara on the Paris metro. They flirt, he gets her number, and they embark on a very sweet, romantic and passionate love affair. Antoine and Clara seem the ideal couple, although this seemingly perfect relationship is rattled when Clara discovers she's HIV positive.

 

Thursday, 12 June

The Overeater

1:30am, SBS 2
M
France
Director: Thierry Binisti
Starring: Eric Cantona, Rachida Brakni, Caroline Sihol

What’s it about?
Séléna, an obese police superintendent, falls in love with suspected murderer Elsa, but the murder investigation is more complicated than it first seems. Former French soccer star Eric Cantona gives a tour de force performance as the 160kg policeman.

 

Friday, 13 June

We 3

11pm, SBS 2
M
Brazil
Director: Nando Olival
Starring: Gabriel Godoy, Victor Mendes, Juliana Schalch
Watch now on SBS On Demand

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.

 

Saturday, 14 June

Match Point

8:30pm, SBS ONE
M
UK
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What’s it about?
In this dramatic thriller, at a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for a femme-fatal type who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law. The two embark on an illicit affair which ultimately leads to dire consequences for them and their partners.

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The Sign of the City

11pm, SBS 2
MA+15
Brazil
Director: Carlos Alberto Riccelli
Starring: Bruna Lombardi, Malvino Salvador, Juca de Oliveira
Watch now on SBS On Demand

What’s it about?
Teca, a late-night radio show host, uses her astrological skills to help listeners who call in for advice. But her own life feels empty and lonely. One day she makes the acquaintance of her handsome new neighbour, Gil, only to find out he is married.

Angel-A

2am, SBS 2
M
France
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Jamel Debbouze, Rie Rasmussen, Gilbert Melki
What’s it about?
André, a kind-hearted small-time crook, owes a large sum of money to one of Paris’ most ruthless gangsters. Unable to pay by the deadline, he is about to end it all when he is visited by an angel.

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Sunday, 15 June

Bruna: Surfer Girl

11pm, SBS 2
MA+15
Brazil
Director: Marcus Baldini
Starring: Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand

What’s it about?
Raquel is adopted by a middle class family in São Paulo, but runs away at the age of 17 to become a call girl. Her clients thinks she looks like a beautiful surfer, and she soon starts a blog about her experiences under her nickname Surfistinha (Little Surfer Girl). It quickly becomes one of Brazil’s most popular blogs, and she becomes a national celebrity for her racy exploits.

One Last Dance

1:30am, SBS 2
MA+15
Singapore
Director: Max Makowski
Starring: Francis Ng, Ti Lung, Harvey Keitel

What’s it about?
An assassin is hired to kill the men responsible for kidnapping an important man's son. With every death, the killer gets closer to the last kidnapper's name. Nominated for the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006.