Though she longs to become a graceful champion figure skater, gawky Casey Carlyle has always been just a brainy high school misfit. And with a strong-willed mother pushing her toward a top university, it seems as if she'll never get the chance to be like the elite skating prodigies she sees at the rink. But when Casey uses her head and follows her heart, she'll find herself transformed beyond her wildest dreams!
Based on the much loved and hugely successful memoir and stage play of the same name, Holding the Man is the warm, funny and achingly sad story of the 15-year-long love affair between Timothy Conigrave and the boy he fell in love with at high school, John Caleo. The course of teenage love rarely runs smooth, but this is especially true when you're secretly gay in an Aussie all-male school in the 1970s, and entranced by the captain of the football team. Directed by award-winner Neil Armfield, starring Ryan Corr and Craig Scott, and features Guy Pearce, Sarah Snook, and Anthony LaPaglia.
When it comes to relationships, we're all beginners. This comedy/drama imaginatively explores the hilarity, confusion, and surprises of love through the evolving consciousness of Oliver. Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal Fields has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father, who, following the death of his wife of 45 years, came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energised, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal's new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than they'd ever been able to be.
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
Two gay men living in St Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the drag club downstairs when the fiancee and her parents come for dinner. Remade as The Birdcage in 1996. In French.
Spring has sprung, and Verne and his woodland friends awaken from their long winter's nap to discover that a large, green hedge has cropped up right through the middle of their once-natural habitat. Enter RJ, an opportunistic racoon who explains that the world beyond the hedge is 'the gateway to the good life' where peculiar creatures called humans live to eat, rather than eat to live. "For humans," RJ proclaims, "enough is never enough."
Shrek faces his greatest challenge yet, the in-laws! Shrek and Princess Fiona return from their honeymoon to find an invitation to visit Fiona's parents, the King and Queen of Far, Far Away. (Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz)
This film follows Britain's iconic prime minister, Winston Churchill, in the days before the D-day landings in June 1944. As Allied forces stand on the south coast of Britain, poised to invade Nazi-occupied Europe, they await Churchill's decision on whether the invasion will actually move ahead. Fearful of repeating his mistakes from WWI on the beaches of Gallipoli, exhausted by years of war, plagued by depression and obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness, Churchill is also faced with constant criticism from his political opponents, General Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery.
In 15th century Paris, Clopin the puppeteer tells the story of Quasimodo, the misshapen gentle-souled bell ringer of Notre Dame, who was nearly killed as a baby by Claude Frollo, the Minister of Justice. But Frollo was forced by the Archdeacon of Notre Dame to raise Quasimodo as his own. Now a young man, Quasimodo is hidden from the world by Frollo in the belltower of the cathedral. But during the Festival of Fools, Quasimodo, cheered on by his gargoyle friends Victor, Hugo, and Laverne, decides to take part in the festivities, where he meets the lively gypsy girl Esmeralda and the handsome soldier Phoebus. The three of them find themselves ranged against Frollo's cruelty and his attempts to destroy the home of the gypsies, the Court of Miracles. And Quasimodo must desperately defend both Esmeralda and the very cathedral of Notre Dame.
A touching true story about a 35-year-old baseball coach who becomes one of the oldest rookies ever to play major league baseball. Jim Morris dropped out of minor league baseball because of an injury to his pitching arm, but 12 years later he is inspired by the young men on his high school team. He promises that if they make the playoffs, he'll try out as a pitcher on a professional baseball team. When the team makes the playoffs, Jim tries out for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and steps up to the mound as the oldest major league rookie in nearly three decades.
This is an unconventional journey into the life and times of Bob Dylan. From the public to the private to the fantastical, this story weaves a rich and colourful portrait of the ever-elusive and much-loved singer/songwriter.
Awakened by a rumbling that could only be made by the much-feared Heffalump, Winnie The Pooh and the Hundred Acre Wood crew sets forth to catch the dreaded creature. Disregarded as too young to partake in such a dangerous expedition, Roo opts to search on his own and meets a young, playful Heffalump named Lumpy. Roo discovers that Heffalumps are nothing like what he's been told, and that the creature is equally afraid of Roo's silly pals. Roo and Lumpy strike up a friendship and work together to dispel the unfounded fears of their respective friends and families.
When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. But when Montrose's henchman conspires to take the wealth for himself, Rob is thrust into the most challenging battle of his life - one that escalates into an exhilarating climax that will captivate you to the film's final frame.
The rise and fall of the famous clown Chocolat, the first black circus performer who revolutionised the stagnant circus acts and conquered Paris of the belle epoque with his exuberance and originality. In French.
Covering the later years of legendary singer-songwriter and civil rights activist Nina Simone's career, this is a story of redemption and hope. Living alone in France and feeling exiled from her own country, Simone struggles to balance music, family, and what she believes in. That is, until she meets Clifton Henderson, her nurse-turned-assistant, and a man determined to help the high priestess of soul rediscover the meaning in her life and music.
Tony is admitted to a rehabilitation centre after a serious skiing accident. Dependent on medical staff and painkillers, she takes the time to remember the tumultuous love story she lived with Georgio. In French. Alternative title: My King.
Molly Gunn is the freewheeling daughter of a late rock legend, and the toast of the Manhattan social scene. But when her inheritance is stolen, Molly is forced to do something she's never done before - get a job. Molly becomes a nanny to precocious Ray Schleine, an "eight-year-old going on 40". Emotionally distant from her fast-paced A&R executive mother, Roma, Ray has grown up with a revolving door of nannies and too little stability. Molly and Ray both feel painfully alone in the world, but as they try to make their new arrangement work, each discovers in the other a true friend.
Directed by Angelina Jolie, this epic World War II drama follows the incredible life of Olympian Louis Zamperini. Based on the 2010 non-fiction book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.
Let the seaside adventures begin! Nicholas and his family are off to the seaside for a summer vacation, and the result is a film filled with rich humour, moments of childhood nostalgia, hilarious blunders and misunderstandings across three generations. In French. Original title: Les Vacances du Petit Nicolas. Broadcast on SBS Viceland as Little Nicolas on Holiday.
This French-Belgian family comedy based on a series of children's books centres on Nicolas, a young boy who discovers a life-changing fact: his mother is pregnant. He panics and envisions the worst. In French. Original title: Le Petit Nicolas. Broadcast on SBS Viceland as Little Nicolas.
During the 1946-49 Greek Civil War, young brothers Anestis and Vlassis are recruited by opposing sides. Anestis joins the National Army while Vlassis becomes a soldier in the Democratic Army. Fighting in the countryside they grew up in, the boys become increasingly fanatical as the war progresses.
Tara was destined to become one of the top dancers of her generation but suffered a devastating injury that crippled her career. Can she make a comeback when she discovers what being defined by a dream really means? With all the familiar favourites from the original series and some new faces, Dance Academy is a heart-warming story of ordinary people fighting to achieve their extraordinary dreams.
Jim Garrison, a New Orleans district attorney, just can't believe the Warren Commission's official conclusion on the death of president John F Kennedy is accurate. Determined to prove them wrong, Garrison stakes everything to find the truth. He encounters a high-level Pentagon official who confirms to him that there was a conspiracy, but Garrison's over-the-top antics interfere with his credibility, leaving him open for ridicule. However, as more and more proof comes to light of a possible conspiracy and cover-up, the more people take note. Garrison never quite achieves his goal of learning the truth, but his investigation gives the world many things to ponder.
Set in the South Pacific, Wawa, a young girl from one of the last traditional tribes, falls in love with her chief's grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal.
A drama based on the true story of Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, a woman who chose to live her life as a man and suffered tragic consequences as a result. In 1993, 20-year-old Brandon leaves Lincoln, Nebraska, for the nearby community of Falls City, where she sports a crew cut, favours jeans and boots, and is regarded as a man by most of the people in town. Brandon meets teenage Lana and the two become romantically involved almost immediately.
It's days before Christmas and reindeer are found running loose through the streets of London. Meanwhile an astonished nine-year-old Tom discovers Santa in the garden shed. He has crash-landed while test-driving his new sleigh and enlists Tom and his father Steve to help him get back to Lapland. But what happens when Santa is arrested and thrown into prison? Will Steve and Tom be able to break him out in time for Christmas? Enjoy this heart-warming and funny family adventure about a father and son reconnecting to discover the magic of Christmas.
Owen Suskind is an autistic young man who could not speak for years as a child and yet slowly emerged from his isolation by immersing himself in Disney animated movies. The subject of his father Ron Suskind's New York Times bestseller, Owen used these films as a roadmap to reconnect with his loving family and the wider world. Life Animated is an emotional coming-of-age story that shows the next stage of Owen's journey as he takes his first steps towards independence.
Barbara, a beautiful student completing her degree, and Nicolas, a charming clerk in a video store, meet and quickly begin a passionate romance that grows into relationship bliss. Their honeymoon period seems to have no end, from extravagant dinners to meeting friends and making a home together. They are shocked to discover that Barbara is pregnant one day, and with cautious enthusiasm they await their first child together. But what begins as a life step quickly puts unexpected strains on their relationship, as the young lovers' lives are turned upside down by raising a baby. In French. Original title: Un Heureux Evenement.
In the epic conclusion to the film series, Harry, Ron and Hermione hunt down the last of Voldermort's hidden Horcruxes in the hopes of finally destroying the dark lord, bringing peace to the wizarding world.
This is the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale.
An artist lives in despair after being responsible for the death of his young daughter. But he soon discovers a door that provides a passage back in time, and the opportunity to change the past and avert the tragedy. However all is not as it seems, and any chance of redemption comes with the risk of eternal damnation. Based on the novel by Akif Pirrincci.
Jake is a self-absorbed college student whose dad lures him home for Christmas with the promise of a car. But after one of Jake's schemes gets him in trouble with the school football team, the players pay Jake back by leaving him stranded in the California desert wearing a Santa suit and a glued-on white beard. Now Jake must walk, hitchhike, freeload, and bully his way to New York in time to collect the car and save his girlfriend from a conniving rival. In his frantic cross-country quest, this reluctant Santa meets some unforgettable characters, and learns the true meaning of Christmas. Touching and funny, this is a holiday family treat.
When her grandson is kidnapped by the French mafia while competing in the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters - an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire - to rescue him.
In this loose adaptation of Hamlet, illegitimate son Koichi Nishi (Toshiro Mifune) climbs to a high position within a Japanese corporation and marries the crippled daughter (Kyoko Kagawa) of company vice-president Iwabuchi (Masayuki Mori). At the reception, the wedding cake is a replica of their corporate headquarters, but an aspect of the design reminds the party of the hushed-up death of Nishi's father. It is then that Nishi unleashes his plan to avenge his father's death. In Japanese. Original title: Warui Yatsu Hodo Yoku Nemuru.
Enter a spectacular world of whimsy, fun and fantasy in this acclaimed visual extravaganza. Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving adult who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle, a war-loving general who builds weapons disguised as toys. Aided by his sister and girlfriend, Leslie sets out to thwart his uncle and restore joy and innocence to their special world.
No-one loves yuletide like Hank but this year he'll have to deal with a new baby brother and exploding Christmas trees. Plus his best friends have been arrested and he's lost the love of his life! How will he get out of this one?
When the always dramatic Lola and her family move from the centre of everything in New York City to the centre of a cultural wasteland in suburban New Jersey, she feels her life is simply not worth living! But no matter who or what gets in the way, Lola won't give up on her life's ambition: to be a star!
Three stories intertwine as different people deal with the challenges of living through times of crisis. An evicted mother, a banker with a conscience and a police officer who has to do his job no matter what, sing and dance in this Brechtian musical drama about the economic crisis, people's struggle with daily life, solidarity and hope. In Spanish and Catalan.
Temple Grandin is an engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories. The film chronicles Grandin's early beginnings as a child diagnosed with autism; her turbulent growth and development during her school years; and the enduring support she received from her mother, her aunt and her science teacher. Against all odds, Temple eventually transitioned into a highly functional, esteemed inventor in the cattle industry, which she revolutionised with her scientific research and designs.