• September (2007) (SBS Movies)Source: SBS Movies
When it comes to movies, there's something for everybody on SBS, SBS 2, NITV and On Demand. Find out what's screening where and when.
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Monday 18 April

Savages

9:25pm, SBS 2

MA15+
USA, 2012
Director: Oliver Stone
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Salma Hayek, Benicio Del Toro, John Travolta
What's it about?
Two friends and partners delve into a marijuana-growing operation in Southern California and get ensnared into a dangerous battle with a Mexican drug cartel after they kidnap the woman they both love.

Savages Review
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Miss Bala

11:50pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Mexico, 2010
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
Starring: Stephanie Sigman, Irene Azuela, Jose Yenque
What's it about?
Laura is a young woman whose only dream is to become a beauty queen. When she enters the Miss Baja California competition, she meets drug-trafficker Lino and is pulled into the criminal underworld after witnessing a series of horrific murders. Soon the beautiful Laura is an unwilling participant in the rampant drug world of Mexico.

Miss Bala: Gerardo Naranjo interview
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Miss Bala Review
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Tuesday 19 April

The Storyteller

12:45am, SBS

MA15+
Brazil, 2009
Director: Luiz Villaça
Starring: Teuda Bara, Marco Antonio, Maria de Medeiros
What's it about?
The troubled childhood of acclaimed Brazilian writer Roberto Carlos Ramos is documented in Luiz Villaça's compelling feature. The youngest of ten brothers, Roberto shows a special talent to tell stories as a child. But when his mother puts him in a newly opened government institution at age six, little by little, he loses hope, until at age thirteen, after hundreds of escapes, he's considered 'irrecoverable'.

 

Wednesday 20 April

Alien 3

8:30pm, SBS 2

MA15+
USA, 1992
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance
What's it about?
After escaping from the alien planet, the ship carrying Ellen Ripley crashes onto a remote and inhabited ore refinery. While living in the ore refinery until she is rescued by her employers, Ripley discovers the horrifying reason for her crash: an alien stowaway. As the alien matures and begins to kill off the inhabitants, Ripley is unaware that her true enemy is more than just the killer alien.

Alien 3 review: Wonderfully scary
SBS 2 Movie Mayhem: Alien season

Screamers

10:35pm, SBS 2

M
USA, 1995
Director: Christian Duguay
Starring: Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin, Andrew Lauer
What's it about?
Sirius 6B, Year 2078: On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only - to hunt down and destroy all enemy life forms.

SBS 2 Movie Mayhem: Alien season

A Family

1:05am, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Denmark, 2010
Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen
Starring: Jesper Christensen, Lene Maria Christensen, Johan Philip AsbÁ¦k
What's it about?
When her charismatic but dominating father falls seriously ill, Ditte, the youngest of a successful Danish family, faces the agonizing choice between pursuing her own dream job and life in New York or continuing the legacy of her family. 

 

Thursday 21 April

September

9:30pm, NITV

M
Australia, 2007
Director: Peter Carstairs
Starring: Kieran Darcy-Smith, Xavier Samuel, Mia Wasikowska
What's it about?
Set in the Australian wheat-belt in 1968, September is about two 15 year-old boys – one black, one white – whose friendship begins to fall apart under the stress of a changing world. The boys try to hold their friendship together in spite of the pressures imposed upon them by a turbulent social and political climate. 

 

Friday 22 April

Bangkok Revenge

10:40pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
France/Thailand, 2011
Director: Jean-Marc Minéo
Starring: Jon Foo, Michaël Cohen, Caroline Ducey
What's it about?
Ten-year-old Manit witnessed the murder of his parents. Unrelenting, the killers decide to eliminate it. Shot in the head, the child survives miraculously from his injuries, but finds himself struck by ataraxia. The damage to his brain took away any emotion. Saved from certain death by an old martial arts master, Manit, 20 years later becomes a real war machine, and returns to the place of his childhood

Unresolved Sexual Tension

10:55pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Spain, 2010
Director: Miguel Ángel Lamata
Starring: Norma Ruíz, Pilar Rubio, Salomé Jiménez
What's it about?
University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, their seemingly simple plan ends up being a perverse game.

 

Saturday 23 April

The Butterfly

6:00pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

PG
France, 2002
Director: Philippe Muyl
Starring: Michel Serrault, Nade Dieu, Claire Bouanich
What's it about?
From the 2004 French Film Festival, the sweet, beautifully acted story of the friendship that develops between a lonely, precocious little girl and a crotchety old butterfly collector.

Downfall

8:40pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Germany, 2004
Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel
Starring: Bruno Ganz, Ulrich Matthes, Alexandra Maria Lara
What's it about?
1945 Adolf Hitler has retreated to his Berlin bunker amidst the city's onslaught and destruction by the Soviet Red Army. When it becomes apparent that the German military campaign is a lost cause, he savagely lambasts all around him for having failed, while making plans for his final exit.

Watch The Movie Show ★★★★ ½ review: A gripping insight into Hitler's last days
SBS: The World's Greatest War Movies season

Girlfight

9:30pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
USA, 2000
Director: Karyn Kusama
Starring: Michelle Rodriguez, Santiago Douglas, Jaime Tirelli
What's it about?
Diana is an angry young woman living in the poverty-stricken Red Hook precinct of Brooklyn with her dismissive father and younger brother. Her quick temper and a nothing to lose attitude earn her a reputation as a troublemaker, which boxing trainer Hector agrees reluctantly to channel into boxing while also training her brother. To everyone’s surprise, it is Diana who relishes in the sport.

Girlfight review: It's the flip side of Billy Elliot

North Face

10:20pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Germany, 2008
Director: Philipp Stölzl
Starring: Benno Fürmann, Florian Lukas, Johanna Wokalek
What's it about?
Based on a true story, this is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation's alpinists to conquer the unclimbed north face of the Swiss mountain, the Eiger, two reluctant German climbers begin their daring ascent. Winner of two German Film Awards in 2009, including Best Cinematography. 

Read ★★★★ ½ review

 

Sunday 24 April

White Tuft the Little Beaver

8:00pm, NITV

G
France, 2008
Director: Philippe Calderon
Starring: Benoît Brière, André Dussollier
What's it about?
After one of her babies gets lost in the forest, a mother beaver searches frantically for him, while he is rescued by an unlikely ally.

Baby Boy

9:30pm, NITV

MA+15
USA, 2001
Director: John Singleton
Starring: Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, AlexSandra Wright
What's it about?
Jody, a 20-year-old unemployed black man, won't leave the nest of his mother’s home, even though he has a son and a daughter by two different women. Jody is a mama's boy and when his mom's new boyfriend, an ex-con, moves into their house, the tension between them reaches boiling point.

If You Are The One

11:40pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
China, 2008
Director: Xiaogang Feng
Starring: You Ge, Qi Shu, Xiao Che
What's it about?
When Qin decides to give up his bachelor days and have one last shot at love, he finds himself on a number of disappointing blind dates, until he meets the stunning air hostess, Xiaoxiao. While Qin quickly falls for his new friend, Xiaoxiao has given up on love after her last failed relationship which left her with a broken heart, but maybe all she needs is the right man to fix it.

   

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