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7 Sep 2016 - 11:35 AM  UPDATED 16 Sep 2016 - 3:42 PM

 

Monday 12 September

The Last Days of Emma Blank

1:00am, SBS 2
Available after broadcast at SBS On Demand

M
Netherlands, 2009
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: Dutch
Director: Alex van Warmerdam
Starring: Marlies Heuer, Gene Bervoets, Annet Malherbe
What's it about?
A black comedy with overtones of the Theatre of the Absurd. When the members of a family, held to domestic servitude by their dying matriarch, discover there is no inheritance, they seek revenge on the bitter woman for all she has put them through. Winner of the Golden Calf for Best Screenplay at the 2009 Nederlands Film Festival.

 

Wednesday 14 September

Orgazmo

9:25pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
USA, 1997
Genre: Comedy
Language: English
Director: Trey Parker
Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, David Dunn
What's it about?
Elder Joe Young is a nice young Mormon man going round proselytising people when he is attacked by a group of bodyguards working for a shady porn film director. The naive young man is then recruited to act in his films, taking him on a hilarious rollercoaster ride.

Two Days, One Night

12:10am, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Belgium, France, Italy, 2014
Genre: Drama
Language: French
Director: Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Starring: Marion Cotillard, Olivier Gourmet, Catherine Salée
What's it about?
In her Academy-award nominated role, Marion Cotillard stars as Sandra, a young woman assisted by her husband, who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their much-needed bonuses so that she can keep her job. 

Two Days, One Night Review

 

Thursday 15 September

Girlfight

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

M
USA, 2000
Genre: Drama, Sport
Language: English
Director: Karyn Kusama
Starring: Michelle Rodriguez, Jaime Tirelli, Santiago Douglas
What's it about?
Despite the scepticism of her abusive father and the cast of chauvinist trainers who dominate the sport, troubled teen Diana finds solace in the boxing ring.

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

The Matrimony

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

M
China, 2007
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Foreign
Language: Chinese
Director: Hua-Tao Teng
Starring: Fan Bingbing, Leon Lai Ming, René Liu
What's it about?
In 1930s Shanghai, Junchu, a talented young cinematographer, is forced to marry the hapless Sansan after his true love, Manli, is killed in a freak accident. When Sansan discovers a mysterious locked door in their attic, Junchu forbids her to enter. But her curiosity soon gets the better of her and upon discovering the contents of the room, Sansan is compelled to make a pact she will never forget.

 

Friday 16 September

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

8:35pm, SBS

PG
UK, 2007
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Language: English
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Samantha Morton, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush
What's it about?
Queen Elizabeth is fighting off dual plots for her overthrow from King Philip of Spain and Mary Queen of Scots. Meanwhile, both Elizabeth and her lady-in-waiting become besotted with the adventurer Sir Walter Raleigh, recently returned from the New World.

Read our review
SBS: Royals movie season

The Perfect Date

11:15pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
France, 2010
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Language: French
Director: Arnaud Lemort, Dominique Farrugia
Starring: Clovis Cornillac, Virginie Efira, Manu Payet
What's it about?
Globetrotting aid-worker Michel is a hopeless romantic and dreams of meeting with his soul mate. His best friend Vincent couldn't be more different - a hotshot divorce lawyer, he prefers one night stands and no commitment. Both men soon discover the limits of their respective techniques when they meet Angèle and Nathalie.

Backyard

1:30pm, SBS 2
Available after broadcast at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Mexico, 2009
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Language: Spanish
Director: Carlos Carrera
Starring: Ana de la Reguera, Asur Zagada, Marco Pérez
What's it about?
Since 1996, hundreds of women, lured to work in American-owned factories, have gone missing in the Mexican border town of Juarez. Police captain Blanca Bravo is the new cop in town. She’s determined to bring an end to the murders, but to do so, she must first take on the town’s corrupt justice system. Winner of Best Feature Film at the 2009 Chicago International Film Festival.

 

Saturday 17 September

The Cat Returns

5:40pm, SBS

G
Japan, 2002
Genre: Animation, Family
Language: Japanese
Director: Hiroyuki Morita
Starring: Chizuru Ikewaki, Yoshihiko Hakamada, Aki Maeda
What's it about?
After rescuing a mysterious cat from traffic, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life. 

The Look of Love

8:30pm, SBS 
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
UK, 2013
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: English
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Starring: Steve Coogan, Tamsin Egerton, Imogen Poots
What's it about?
Based on the outrageously true story of Paul Raymond , who once held the title of the Richest Man in Britain, and whose personal life was as scandalous as his risqué shows. Raymond's notorious journey to success began in 1958, when he opened a ground-breaking gentlemen's nightclub that was so hot no man could resist.

The Look of Love Review

The Tour: Blunder Down Under

9:30pm, NITV
Available after broadcast at SBS On Demand

PG
Australia, 2015
Genre: Comedy, Mockumentary
Language: English
Director: Corey Hague
Starring: Carlos Colón Jr., Rob Conway, Nick Dinsmore
What's it about?
A mockumentary about a hopeless wrestling promotor who gambles it all on one tour with a dream team of professional wrestlers from the United States.

The Sex of the Angels

11:45pm, SBS 2
Available after broadcast at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Spain, 2012
Genre: Drama
Language: Spanish, Catalan
Director: Xavier Villaverde
Starring: Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Álvaro Cervantes, Llorenç González
What's it about?
Struggling dancer Bruno is in love with his girlfriend Carla, but when the handsome Rai moves in downstairs from the couple, he and Bruno bond over their love of dance and sparks begin to fly.    

Hemel

1:40am, SBS 2
Available after broadcast at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Netherlands, 2012
Genre: Drama
Language: Dutch
Director: Sacha Polak
Starring: Hannah Hoekstra, Hans Dagelet, Rifka Lodeizen
What's it about?
A promiscuous young woman struggles with her emotions when the one man she cares deeply about, her equally restless father, finally finds true love. Winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival.

Hemel Review

 

Sunday 18 September

Revolutionary Road

12:25am, SBS

M
UK, 2009
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Sam Mendes
Starring: Leonardo Dicaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates
What's it about?
Set in the lonely-crowd milieu of 1955, a young couple living in a Connecticut suburb struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates. 

From Titanic to Revolutionary Road
Revolutionary Road Review

Norwegian Wood

1:15am, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Japan, 2010
Genre: Drama, Romance
Language: Japanese
Director: Anh Hung Tran
Starring: Kiko Mizuhara, Ken'ichi Matsuyamaa, Rinko Kikuchi
What's it about?
Toru Watanabe is a quiet and serious young man in 1960s Tokyo, whose personal life is in tumult, having lost his best friend Kizuki after he inexplicably commits suicide. Seeking an escape, Toru enters a university in Tokyo. By chance, during a walk in a park, Toru meets Kizuki's ex-girlfriend Naoko, and they grow close. Naoko continues to be devastated by the loss of Kizuki and spirals into a deep spiral of depression.

Norwegian Wood Review

 

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