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. In Japanese.
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.
When young Jim Hawkins inherits a long-lost treasure map, he hires the great ship Hispaniola to seek his fortune. With the good Captain Smollett (Kermit the Frog) at the helm - and greedy Long John Silver at the heart of a dastardly plot - they set sail for adventure only to discover danger at every turn.
When 11-year-old Mick is shipped off to his grandfather's cattle station in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia, he prepares himself for a life of dull hardship, but instead finds myth, adventure, and a friendship with a scrappy, one-of-a-kind dog that will change his life forever.
When Flynn hacks the mainframe of his ex-employer to prove his work was stolen by another executive, he finds himself on a much bigger adventure. Beamed inside by a power-hungry Master Control Program, he joins computer gladiators on a deadly game grid, complete with high-velocity light cycles and Tron, a specialised security program. Together they fight the ultimate battle with the MCP to decide the fate of both the electronic world and the real world.
Set in Brisbane over 12 hours, Australia Day explores the lives of three Australians from diverse backgrounds whose different worlds collide, illuminating contemporary issues that simmer beneath the surface of modern Australia. The heartfelt drama interweaves these three stories and highlights the aspirations of everyday Australians on the most controversial national holiday, Australia Day.
This film tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.
The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realise the kind heart and soul of the true prince within.
Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. US title: Leap!
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock classic Jesus Christ Superstar returns to its roots with this sensational performance filmed in the UK. An incredible cast including Tim Minchin as Judas Iscariot, Melanie C as Mary Magdalene, Chris Moyles as King Herod and Ben Forster as Jesus Christ, perform hit songs including I Don't Know How to Love Him, Gethsemane, Heaven on Their Minds, Everything's Alright, King Herod's Song and Superstar in an exciting and contemporary interpretation.
Based on novelist Jon Katz's book about his own struggles and how he worked through them with the help of an adopted dog. Katz is a blocked writer who agrees to adopt an abused dog even though he already has two placid Labradors. With an inbuilt urge to go chasing moving objects, Devon is an instant handful and just as crazy as Jon. Perhaps the solution lies in a no-nonsense trainer who dispenses life lessons to both Katz and his dog.
Ageing '80s pop icon Gilles Gabriel is riding off the success of a terrible one-hit-wonder, while Jean-Christian Ranu is miserable in his job at a global investment bank. Their paths collide when Gilles steps in front of Jean-Christian's car one day, and is instantly killed. In the days following, Jean-Christian realises Gilles' spirit has entered his head and has a lot to say. Directed by Nicolas Charlet and Bruno Lavaine, and stars Daniel Autiel, Alain Chabat and Marina Fois. Original title: La Personne Aux Deux Personnes.
This classic has charmed audiences for generations with its irresistible tail-wagging stars, memorable story and wonderful blend of humour and adventure. Cruella De Vil, Disney's most outrageous villain sets the fur-raising adventure in motion when she dognaps all of the Dalmatian puppies in London - including 15 from Pongo and Perdita's family. Through the power of the 'Twilight Bark', Pongo leads a heroic cast of animal characters on a dramatic quest to rescue them all in a story the whole family will enjoy again and again.
In this stirring drama, a brilliant author with writer's block befriends an African-American boy, newcomer Jamal, whose writing talents are buried beneath a bad attitude. An unlikely friendship is born, and with the encouragement of his new mentor, Jamal accepts a place at a top school, where the relationship takes an unexpected turn.
Forest Whitaker stars as brilliant jazz saxophonist Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker in Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood’s homage to Bird’s life and genius. Moving forward and backward through Parker's brief life before his death of a heroin overdose at age 34, the film foregrounds the saxophonist's difficult relationship with his wife, Chan Parker (Diane Venora), but also features lengthy scenes of Parker improvising on stage, lit with the neon and cigarette smoke of vintage jazz clubs.
In the explosive final chapter of the Matrix trilogy, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity battle to defend Zion, the last real-world city, against the onslaught of the machines that have enslaved the human race.
This romantic comedy follows globetrotting aid-worker Michel, who dreams of grand romantic gestures, and hopes for a fated meeting with his soul mate. His best friend since childhood, Vincent, couldn't be more different - a hot shot divorce lawyer, he prefers one-night stands and no commitment. But when Vincent's latest fling, Nathalie, dumps him and Michel discovers that his amorous "chance encounter” with the beautiful Angèle was engineered, both men realise they’ll need to learn from each other if they want to find lasting happiness with the women of their dreams. Original title: L'amour, C'est Mieux à Deux.
A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who serves his country all the while hoping that someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. Realising that time is running out, he decides that he must take action himself and joins the German resistance. Armed with a cunning strategy to use Hitler's own emergency plan - known as Operation Valkyrie - these men plot to assassinate the dictator and overthrow his Nazi government from the inside. With everything in place, with the future of the world, the fate of millions and the lives of his wife and children hanging in the balance, Stauffenberg is thrust from being one of many who oppose Hitler to the one who must kill Hitler himself.
Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn, a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial lines and inspired generations.
This is a coming-of-age movie in the vein of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club - an honest, candid, often hilarious look at what it's like to grow up as a young woman in the modern world. Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine, who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother, Darian, starts dating her best friend, Krista.
Set in the Spanish Civil War, a musician is left with nothing after he loses his wife and child to a Madrid bombing. Years later he is reunited with his old partner, a ventriloquist, and they decide to take a plucky young orphan under their wing. The three make up an unlikely vaudeville family of lost souls, struggling to get through one day at a time. Their only escape from the misery around them is their music and performance. Original title: Pajaros de Papel
Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.
A gruesome discovery is made outside a London cemetery one night - 17 pairs of shoes with a severed foot inside each one. Meanwhile in Paris, Police Captain Adamsberg discovers a body chopped into so many pieces there is nothing left of it. Could there be a link between the two? Original title: Un Lieu Incertain. Based on the Fred Vargas novel, An Uncertain Place.