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SBS Movies

16 Mar 2016 - 5:36 PM  UPDATED 16 Mar 2016 - 5:44 PM

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The Big Blue

France, 1988
Genre: Drama, Romance
Language: French, Italian
Director: Luc Besson
Starring:  Jean-Marc Barr, Rosanna Arquette, Jean Reno
What's it about?
The Big Blue charts the competition and friendship between Jacques (Jean-Marc Barr) and Enzo ((Jean Reno) first in their youth, and then when they meet again at the World Free Diving Championships in Sicily years later. A dreamy adolescent, Jacques has grown into a solitary man, caught between the solidity of the real world and the spiritual beckoning of 'the big blue'—and in particular the dolphins swimming below. He possesses a unique connection to the sea, the ability to slow his heartbeat and circulation on deep dives, a phenomenon previously only observed in whales and dolphins. Enzo, however, has become the World Champion at his sport with a very different approach. Their rivalry reignited, the pair spur each other on to deeper and deadlier dives.

The Big Blue review and interview

Dead Man Walking

United Kingdom, United States, 1995
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Tim Robbins
Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry
What's it about?
Tim Robbins' social justice drama is based upon a true story of a death row inmate and his companion during his final days. Susan Sarandon won an Oscar for best female actress for her convincing portrayal of Sister Helen Prejean.

Dead Man Walking review

Leon: The Professional

France, 1994
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello
What's it about?
Léon (Jean Reno) lives a lonely life in New York, working as a professional hitman for the mob. Near-slient and utterly ruthless, Léon doesn't seem to possess an ounce of humanity. But when his 12-year-old neighbour, Mathilda (Natalie Portman), arrives home to find her entire family massacred by a drug dealer, Léon takes her in and, as per her request, teaches her the tools of his trade so that she can exact her revenge on her family's killer. 

Leon: The Professional Review

Jean Reno and Natalie Portman in Leon: The Professional, showing this Saturday on SBS


Australia, 2006
Genre: Comedy, Mockumentary
Language: English
Director: Clayton Jacobson
Starring: Shane Jacobson, Clayton Jacobson, Ronald Jacobson, David Michôd
What's it about?
From the biggest festival to the smallest church social, Kenny Smyth (Shane Jacobson) delivers porta-loos to them all. Ignored and unappreciated, he is one of the cogs in society's machinery; a knight in shining overalls taking care of business with his faithful 'Splashdown' crew. Follow Kenny as he tackles every septic challenge that comes his way, culminating in a pilgrimage to that Mecca of waste management, the International Pumper and Cleaner Expo in Nashville Tennessee – or as Kenny affectionately calls it, "Poo HQ".

The Yellow Sea

Korea, 2011
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Language: Korean
Director: Hong-jin Na
Starring: Chul-min Lee, Seong-Ha Cho, Yun-seok Kim, Ha Jung-woo
What's it about?
Gu-nam is a cab driver who leads a dreary life in a region between North Korea, China and Russia, where about 800,000 Korean-Chinese known as Joseonjok reside. His wife went to Korea to earn some money six months ago, but he hasn’t heard from her since. He plays mah-jong to make some extra cash, but his life only becomes more complicated. An encounter with a hitman leads to a proposal to turn his life around, and reunite with his wife. All for a price of one hit. 

The Yellow Sea Review

Don Jon

MA 15+, 2013
Genre: Comedy
Language: English
Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Starring: Italia Ricci, Antoinette Kalaj, Lindsey Broad, Brie Larson, Rob Brown, Tony Danza, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore
What's it about?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Jon, a man who, although dedicated to his friends, family, church and girlfriend, suffers from intimacy issues due to his addiction to pornography. When he meets Esther (Julianne Moore) through adult education, he begins to recognise his issues.  

Young & Wild

Chile, 2012
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: Spanish
Director: Marialy Rivas
Starring: Alicia Rodríguez, Aline Küppenheim, María Gracia Omegna, Felipe Pinto
What's it about?
Teenager Daniela is from a straightlaced Chilean family but is obsessed with sex. She starts blogging about her sex life and finds a fanbase for 'Young & Wild'. She dates handsome and pious Tomas, but maybe Antonia, the really cute girl at work, is more her speed. As she struggles to balance both relationships, Daniela learns that having it all - sex, love and eternal salvation - is more complicated than she ever imagined.


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