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Don't miss your chance to watch these standout feature films leaving SBS On Demand throughout May 2022.
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29 Apr 2022 - 6:50 PM  UPDATED 2 May 2022 - 3:14 PM

For a complete list of feature films, documentaries, TV episodes and more leaving SBS On Demand throughout May, click here.

 

Swimming with Men

M, CC
UK, 2018
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: English
Director: Oliver Parker
Starring: Rob Brydon, Rupert Graves, Jim Carter, Daniel Mays, Adeel Akhtar, Thomas Turgoose
What's it about?
Eric (Brydon), who is suffering a mid-life crisis, eventually finds new meaning to his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team. Together they make a bid to compete at the unofficial Male Sync-Swimming World Championships, and no doubt a shot at personal redemption along the way.

Streaming until May 6th at SBS On Demand:
 

The Eight Hundred

MA15+
China, 2020
Genre: War, History, Drama, Action
Language: Chinese, Japanese, English
Director: Guan Hu
Starring: Wang Qian-Yuan, Zhang Yi, Huang Zhizhong, Jiang Wu, Oho Ou
What's it about?
From the acclaimed filmmaker behind Mr Six comes this riveting war epic. In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.

Streaming until May 26th at SBS On Demand:
 

All Quiet on the Western Front

PG, CC
UK, USA, 1979
Genre: Drama, History, War
Language: English
Director: Delbert Mann
Starring: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Ian Holm, Patricia Neal
What's it about?
At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer (Thomas) is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to bear, and as his friends die or become gravely wounded, Paul questions the sanity of fighting over a few hundreds yards of war-torn countryside.

Streaming until May 27th at SBS On Demand:
 

About Elly

PG
Iran, 2009
Genre: Drama
Language: Persian-Farsi
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Starring: Golshifteh Farahani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini
What's it about?
A group of friends leave Tehran for a long weekend on the Caspian Sea. A young kindergarten teacher named Elly (Farahani) is invited along to join the good friends and family. The reason is soon made apparent: she's being set-up with a recently divorced man. Over an easy-going holiday, tensions rise until a crisis point is triggered, and Elly goes missing. Written and directed by Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) and winner of the Silver Bear at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
REVIEW
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A complex moral tale by a masterful filmmaker.

 

American Animals

MA15+, AD, CC
USA, UK, 2018
Genre: Drama, Crime, Documentary
Language: English
Director: Bart Layton
Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd
What's it about?
In 2003, four Kentucky college students attempted to steal millions of dollars in rare books from the school library. The young men all hailed from comfortable upbringings, and were primarily motivated by wanting to feel special. They committed the heist during daylight, in the library’s regular operating hours, using their exams as an alibi. Directed by Bart Layton (of 2012 documentary The Imposter).

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
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Believe

PG
United Kingdom, 2013
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: David Scheinmann
Starring: Natascha McElhone, Brian Cox, Toby Stephens, Kate Ashfield, Anne Reid
What's it about?
A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Broke

MA15+
Australia, 2016
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Heath Davis
Starring: Max Cullen, Steve Le Marquand, Steve Bastoni, Brendan Cowell, Claire van der Boom
What's it about?
An old working class man named Cec (Cullen) stumbles upon his favourite footy star come gambling addict, Ben “BK” Kelly (Le Marquand), at the end of his shift. Taking pity on the one-time local legend, who he admired for his on-field fortitude, Cec offers to take the now homeless Ben home for the night where he resides with his single-mother daughter and fellow footy tragic, Terri (van der Boom).

Streaming until 31 May 2022:

 

Burning Man

MA15+
UK, Australia, 2011
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Jonathan Teplitzky
Starring: Matthew Goode, Rachel Griffiths, Essie Davis, Anthony Hayes
What's it about?
The reckless, sexy, funny, moving and ultimately life-affirming story of Tom, a British chef in a Sydney restaurant, who seems to have decided there are no longer any rules he needs to obey. Whatever Tom is up to, his actions seem to be tolerated by those around him. As Tom descends into darkness, fragments of a different story begin to emerge. All the women in his world are trying in their own very different ways to help put him back together.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
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Carmen & Lola

MA15+
Spain, 2018
Genre: Romance, Drama
Language: Spanish
Director: Arantxa Echevarria
Starring: Rosy Rodriguez, Zaira Morales, Moreno Borja, Rafaela León, Carolina Yuste
What's it about?
Carmen (Rodriguez) is a Roma teenager living in the outskirts of Madrid. Like every other Roma woman, she is destined to live a life that is repeated generation after generation - getting married and raising as many children as possible. But one day she meets Lola (Romero), an unusual Roma women who dreams about going to university, draws bird graffiti and is very different. Carmen and Lola fall in love, leading to them being rejected by their community.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Charlie & Boots

M, CC
Australia, 2009
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: English
Director: Dean Murphy
Starring: Shane Jacobson, Paul Hogan, Morgan Griffin, Roy Billing
What's it about?
After a family tragedy, Charlie (Hogan) and his estranged son Boots (Jacobson) try and put their differences aside and head off on the road trip of a lifetime – from regional Victoria to the Cape York Peninsula. They overcome many challenges to reach their dream, to fish off the northern most tip of Australia.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Days of the Bagnold Summer

M
UK, 2020
Genre: Comedy
Language: English
Director: Simon Bird
Starring: Monica Dolan, Earl Cave, Rob Brydon, Tamsin Greig, Alice Lowe, Elliot Speller-Gillott
What's it about?
Sue (Dolan) works in a library. Daniel (Cave) eats crisps and listens to Metallica. This was the summer Daniel was due to spend with his father and his father's new wife in Florida. But when they cancel his trip at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Dredd

MA15+
UK, 2012
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Language: English
Director: Peter Travis
Starring: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Domhnall Gleeson
What's it about?
The only force of order in a violent futuristic metropolis where criminals rule the streets lies with the urban cops called 'Judges' who act as judge, jury and executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd (Urban) is the ultimate Judge, whose goal right now is to rid the city of its latest scourge - a dangerous drug epidemic that has users of 'Slo-Mo' experiencing reality at a fraction of its normal speed. Screenplay by Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and writer-director of Ex Machina.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Finding Altamira

PG
UK, 2016
Genre: Drama, History
Language: English
Director: Hugh Hudson
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Golshifteh Farahani, Rupert Everett, Pierre Niney
What's it about?
In 1879, a Spanish archaeologist (Banderas) and his eight-year-old daughter cause worldwide controversy when they discover cave paintings that are 10,000 years old. The discovery will put the family at odds with the religious and scientific leaders of the day. Directed by Hugh Hudson (Chariots of Fire).

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Fireworks Wednesday

M
Iran, 2006
Genre: Drama
Language: Persian
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Starring: Hamid Farrokhnejad, Hedie Tehrani, Tarane Alidousti, Pantea Bahram
What's it about?
Rouhi, a young bride-to-be, is hired as a maid for an affluent family in Tehran. Upon arriving, she is suddenly thrust into an explosive domestic conflict. The wife is convinced her husband is having an affair and enlists Rouhi as a spy, to follow her husband, and confirm her suspicions. What Rouhi discovers, however, threatens not only their marriage but her own future. Written and directed by Asghar Farhadi (About EllyA Separation).

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Frantz

PG
France, Germany, 2016
Genre: Drama
Language: German, French
Director: François Ozon
Starring: Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stötzner, Marie Gruber, Anton von Lucke
What's it about?
Just after the Great War, in a small German town, Anna (Transit's Paula Beer) returns each day to the cemetery to the grave of her fiancé, Frantz (von Lucke), who died on the frontlines in France. But this particular day, Adrien (Niney), a young Frenchman, has come to lay flowers on the grave of his German friend. The presence of a Frenchman after the German defeat gives rise to passionate reactions in the town. Directed by François Ozon, and based on the 1932 Ernst Lubitsch film Broken Lullaby.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
REVIEW
Frantz review: Ozon's Lubitsch riff a tender, involving love story
François Ozon's loose adaptation of Ernst Lubitsch's 'Broken Lullaby' is a tender, involving love story set in post-World War I Europe.

 

Hot Summer Nights

M
USA, 2018
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Language: English
Director: Elijah Bynum
Starring: Timothee Chalamet, Maika Monroe, Alex Roe, Thomas Jane, Emory Cohen
What's it about?
A teen (Chalamet) winds up in over his head while dealing drugs with a rebellious partner and chasing the young man's enigmatic sister during the summer of 1991 that he spends on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Human Capital

MA15+
Italy, 2014
Genre: Drama
Language: Italian
Director: Paolo Virzì
Starring: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Valeria Golino, Luigi Lo Cascio, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
What's it about?
Human Capital begins at the end, as a cyclist is run off the road by a careening SUV the night before Christmas Eve. As details emerge of the events leading up to the accident, the lives of the well-to-do Bernaschi family, privileged and detached, will intertwine with the Ossolas, struggling to keep their comfortable middle-class life, in ways neither could have expected.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Kursk

M
Belgium, France, Luxembourg, 2018
Genre: War, Drama, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Lea Seydoux, Peter Simonischek, Max von Sydow, Colin Firth
What's it about?
Barents Sea, August 12th, 2000. During a Russian naval exercise, and after suffering a serious accident, the K-141 Kursk submarine sinks with 118 crew members on board. While the few sailors who are still alive barely manage to survive, their families push for accurate information and a British officer struggles to obtain from the Russian government a permit to attempt a rescue before it is late. But general incompetence are against all their efforts. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt, Another Round).

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Lesbian Vampire Killers

MA15+
UK, 2009
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Language: English
Director: Phil Claydon
Starring: James Corden, Paul McGann, Silvia Colloca, Matthew Horne
What's it about?
When their women become enslaved by the local pack of lesbian vampires thanks to an ancient curse, the remaining menfolk of a rural town send two hapless young lads out onto the moors as a sacrifice.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Like Crazy

M
France, Italy, 2016
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: Italian
Director: Paolo Virzì
Starring: Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi, Micaela Ramazzotti, Valentina Carnelutti, Anna Galiena
What's it about?
Beatrice (Bruni‑Tedeschi) is a blabbermouth and a so-called billionaire countess who likes to believe she’s in intimacy with world leaders. Donatella (Ramazzotti) is a young quiet tattooed woman, locked in her own mystery. They are both patients of a mental institution and subject to custodial measures.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Lovesong

M
USA, 2016
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: So Yong Kim
Starring: Jena Malone, Riley Keough, Brooklyn Decker, Cary Joji Fukunaga
What's it about?
Neglected by her husband, Sarah (Keough) embarks on an impromptu road trip with her young daughter and her best friend Mindy (Malone). Along the way, the dynamic between the two friends intensifies before circumstances force them apart. Years later, Sarah attempts to rebuild their intimate connection in the days before Mindy's wedding.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Macadam Stories

M
France, 2015
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: French
Director: Samuel Benchetrit
Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Michael Pitt, Gustave Kervern, Tassadit Mandi, Jules Benchetrit
What's it about?
A building in a housing project in Paris. One broken-down elevator. Three encounters between six characters. In the strange beauty of a cold urban landscape, a stingy old man in a wheelchair goes on a moonlight escapade to meet a lonely night nurse. A troubled actress in decline sparks the fascination of a latchkey teen. And an American astronaut jettisoned from space onto a high-rise rooftop is taken in by a doting mother who speaks no English.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

My Mistress

MA15+
Australia, 2014

Genre: Drama, Romance
Language: English
Director: Stephen Lance
Starring: Emmanuelle Béart, Harrison Gilbertson
What's it about?
When a tragic family event tumbles Charlie (Gilbertson) into a world of pain, he tries to escape. Desperate and alone, he meets Maggie (Béart), the mysterious woman who lives down the street. She’s a professional, and she specialises in pain – giving it, exploring it and sharing it, all for money. Charlie insinuates his way into her life and despite herself Maggie can’t stop from going along with his wishes.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
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Never Grow Old

MA15+
Ireland, 2019
Genre: Western
Language: English, Italian
Director: Ivan Kavanagh
Starring: Emile Hirsch, John Cusack, Deborah Francois, Danny Webb, Tim Ahern
What's it about?
A once-peaceful frontier town becomes a den of vice after vicious outlaw Dutch Albert (Cusack) and his gang arrive and begin gunning down their opposition. Undertaker Patrick Tate (Hirsch) must now choose between the blood money he makes burying the murderers' victims and the threats he and his family face as the death toll continues to rise.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Nina Forever

MA15+
UK, 2015
Genre: Horror, Comedy, Romance
Language: English
Director: Ben Blaine, Chris Blaine
Starring: Cian Barry, Abigail Hardingham, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, David Troughton
What's it about?
Depressed Rob (Barry) starts dating Holly  (Hardingham), a colleague at the supermarket where he works. But whenever they have sex, his dead girlfriend, Nina (O'Shaughnessy), pops up. Rob and Holly must find some way to deal with the situation and put Nina to rest.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Oculus

MA15+
USA, 2014
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Director: Mike Flanagan
Starring: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, Annalise Basso
What's it about?
Haunted by the violent deaths of their parents ten years earlier, adult siblings Kaylie (Gilan) and Tim (Thwaites) are now struggling to rebuild their relationship. Kaylie suspects that their antique mirror is behind the tragedy, and contains a malevolent, supernatural force that infects the mind of anyone who gazes into it.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Regression

MA15+
Canada, Spain, 2015
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Language: English
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Emma Watson, David Thewlis, Lothaire Bluteau, Dale Dickey
What's it about?
Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner investigates the case of young Angela, who accuses her father, John Gray, of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines is brought in to help him relive his memories and what they discover unmasks a horrifying nationwide mystery.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Rosie

PG
Ireland, 2019
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Paddy Breathnach
Starring: Sarah Greene, Moe Dunford, Ellie O'Halloran, Ruby Dunne, Darragh Mckenzie
What's it about?
A mother (Greene) strives to shield her young family from their new reality when their landlord sells the property and renders them homeless. Screenplay by celebrated author Roddy Doyle (The Commitments).

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Strange Colours

MA15+
Australia, 2017
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Alena Lodkina
Starring: Kate Cheel, Daniel P. Jones, Justin Courtin
What's it about?
Milena (Cheel) travels to a remote opal mining community to see her estranged, ill father (Jones). Lost and alone, she falls into his bewildering world, where men escape society and share ideals of freedom. Soon, he doesn’t want her to leave. Stuck in time, father and daughter try to mend their fractured bond, but their connection is fragile, like the strange, colourful gems he digs up from the earth.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
'Strange Colours' (2017), directed by Alena Lodkina
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The Catcher Was a Spy

M
USA, 2018
Genre: Drama, War, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Ben Lewin
Starring: Paul Rudd, Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce, Paul Giamatti
What's it about?
This gripping, stranger-than-fiction espionage thriller from director Ben Lewin (The Sessions) brings to life the incredible true story of Moe Berg (Rudd), the professional baseball player who became a World War II spy. A Jewish, Princeton-educated, multilingual catcher for the Boston Red Sox, the enigmatic Berg was enlisted by the US government to go behind enemy lines and assassinate the Nazi's chief nuclear scientist before the Germans could develop an atomic bomb.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Enigma of Arrival

M
China, 2020
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Language: Chinese
Director: Song Wen
Starring: Li Xian, Gu Xuan, Dong Borui, Lin Xiaofan, Liu Weibo
What's it about?
Long (Li Xian) spends his youth wandering with his three best friends from high school. With the emergence of a woman, Dongdong (Gu Xuan), whom they all fall in love with, their friendship begins to fray. One day, Dongdong suddenly disappears in an ambiguous situation, and the friendship ends. After many years, the friends meet again. However, just as youth cannot return, they can only confirm that their friendship cannot be restored.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Infinite Man

MA15+
Australia, 2014
Genre: Comedy
Language: English
Director: Hugh Sullivan
Starring: Josh McConville, Hannah Marshall, Alex Dimitriades
What's it about?
A young inventor (McConville) obsessively attempts to engineer the perfect romantic weekend and record every happy moment between him and his girlfriend, Lana (Marshall). When his idea is thwarted by the unexpected arrival of his partner’s aggressive ex-boyfriend (Dimitriades), the technical wiz invents a time-travelling device to return to the exact moment the incident occurred to prevent it from happening. As a result, the three characters become trapped in an infinite metaphysical time loop. 

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
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The Last Word

M
USA, 2017
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: English
Director: Mark Pellington
Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, Anne Heche, Thomas Sadoski, Philip Baker Hall
What's it about?
A retired businesswoman (MacLaine) – who tries to control everything around her – decides to write her own obituary. A young journalist (Seyfried) takes up the task of finding out the truth, and the result is a life-altering friendship.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

M
USA, 2018
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Desiree Akhavan
Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, John Gallagher Jr., Sasha Lane, Jennifer Ehle, Forrest Goodluck
What's it about?
Pennsylvania, 1993. After getting caught with another girl, teenager Cameron Post (Moretz) is sent to a conversion therapy center run by the strict Dr. Lydia Marsh (Ehle) and her brother, Reverend Rick (Gallagher Jr.), whose treatment consists in repenting for feeling “same sex attraction.” Cameron befriends fellow sinners Jane (Lane) and Adam (Goodluck), thus creating a new family to deal with the surrounding intolerance. Winner of the grand jury prize at the 2018 Sundance film festival.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Mystery of Henri Pick

PG
Belgium, France, 2019
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: French, Russian
Director: Rémi Bezançon
Starring: Fabrice Luchini, Camille Cottin, Alice Isaaz, Bastien Bouillon, Philypa Phoenix
What's it about?
In a bizarre Breton library that collects rejected and unpublished manuscripts, a young editor discovers a novel that she considers a masterpiece. It was written by a certain Henri Pick, a cook who died two years earlier and who, according to his widow, had never read a book in his life or written anything but a shopping list... Did he have a secret life? When the book becomes a huge best-seller, Jean-Michel Rouche (Luchini), a skeptical and stubborn literary critic, teams up with Joséphine (Cottin), Pick’s daughter, to unravel the mystery.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Public

M
USA, 2019
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Emilio Estevez
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Jena Malone, Taylor Schilling, Michael K. Williams, Alec Baldwin
What's it about?
An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when the homeless patrons of Cincinnati's public library take it over, to seek shelter from the bitter cold during an extreme weather event. 

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Salesman

M
Iran, 2016
Genre: Drama
Language: Persian
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Starring: Shahab Hossieni, Taraneh Alidoosti
What's it about?
Asghar Farhadi's Oscar-winner is another of the Iranian master's trademark examination of Iranian culture, through the prism of a middle-class marriage. After their flat becomes damaged, Emad (Hosseini) and Rana (Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, Iran, must move into another apartment. Once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes their lives, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
Still from 'The Salesman'

 

The Savages

M
USA, 2007
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: English
Director: Tamara Jenkins
Starring: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Phillip Bosco
What's it about?
A sister (Linney) and brother (Hoffman) face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father (Bosco). Written and directed by Tamara Jenkins (The Slums of Beverly Hills, Private Life).

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Sense of an Ending

M
UK, 2017
Genre: Mystery, Drama
Language: English
Director: Ritesh Batra
Starring: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Matthew Goode, Emily Mortimer, James Wilby
What's it about?
Just as his daughter is about to give birth, Tony (Broadbent) receives a letter from his first love. The contents of the parcel forces him to confront an old secret, and reckon with longstanding regrets. An adaptation of the Booker Prize-winning novel. 

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Special Relationship

M
UK, USA, 2010
Genre: Drama, History
Language: English
Director: Richard Loncraine
Starring: Michael Sheen, Dennis Quaid, Hope Davis, Helen McCrory, Adam Godley
What's it about?
A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between two powerful men (Blair and Bill Clinton), two powerful couples, and husbands and wives. The third film in writer Peter Morgan's unofficial "Blair trilogy", following 2003's The Deal and 2006's The Queen.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

The Woman in Black

M
UK, 2012
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Language: English
Director: James Watkins
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Sophie Stuckey, Misha Handley, Jessica Raine
What's it about?
A young lawyer (Radcliffe), struggling with work after the death of his wife, is sent to a remote village to settle the estate of a deceased eccentric woman who owns an English manor. The village residents want him to leave as they are trying to conceal a deadly secret. But he refuses, and soon discovers that the house of his client is haunted by the vengeful ghost of a woman dressed in black.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:

 

Under the Skin

MA15+, CC
UK, 2013
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Language: English
Director: Jonathan Glazer
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Paul Brannigan, Adam Pearson, Krystof Hadek
What's it about?
An alien in the guise of a seductive woman (Johansson) prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey - unsuspecting men who fall under her spell. The victims are then stripped and consumed. However, human existence in all its complexity begin to change the alien visitor. Directed by Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast) and adapted from the novel by Michel Faber, the film was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Film in 2015.

Streaming until May 31st at SBS On Demand:
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Sydney Film Festival set to return in June, announces early lineup
Sydney's premier film event is gearing up for a return to its traditional winter timeslot, announcing a preview of films planned for June.
Movies Leaving SBS On Demand: April 2022
Don't miss your chance to watch these standout feature films leaving SBS On Demand throughout April 2022.
The joke’s on us this April Fool’s as we celebrate a cavalcade of quirky comedies
Dip into a few of the deliberately daftest movies in this SBS On Demand collection.
Dive into the ocean of the SBS On Demand Greek Cinema Collection
Discover the breadth and depth of Greek cinema in this rich collection at SBS On Demand.
SBS World Movies’ Oscar winners line-up is packed with surprises
Recently the Oscars have focused on rewarding overlooked gems, so if you missed these winners in cinemas, here’s your chance to get caught up.