Roots
1:40:23

Roots

Season 1 Episode 3 NITV August 6, 2016

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11-12
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George becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and earns the nickname of Chicken George; George marries Matilda, a preacher's daughter, and fathers many children; Tom Lea ...

George becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and earns the nickname of Chicken George; George marries Matilda, a preacher's daughter, and fathers many children; Tom Lea loses a wager with an Englishman and sells George to save his farm.

War & Peace
43:03

War & Peace

Season 1 Episode 8 SBS November 8, 2018

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11-12
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Pierre is held prisoner by the French and faces a new ordeal as the relentless Russian winter sets in. In the shadow of tragedy, Natasha struggles to see a way forward, while ...

Pierre is held prisoner by the French and faces a new ordeal as the relentless Russian winter sets in. In the shadow of tragedy, Natasha struggles to see a way forward, while Helene grapples with an awkward dilemma of her own. As the war rages on between the Russians and the French, will our Russian heroes ever find peace again?

Roots
1:31:56

Roots

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS July 28, 2016

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Redcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the English army; Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure that he never ...

Redcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the English army; Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure that he never runs off again. John Waller sells Kunta to his younger brother William. (Class. tba)

War & Peace
42:50

War & Peace

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS November 1, 2018

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11-12
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At the Battle of Borodino, Pierre and Andrei fight on the front line of Russia's greatest struggle against Napoleon. As even Moscow comes under threat from the French army, ...

At the Battle of Borodino, Pierre and Andrei fight on the front line of Russia's greatest struggle against Napoleon. As even Moscow comes under threat from the French army, Natasha and the Rostov's realise they must hurry to pack up the family home and flee the city.

The Handmaid's Tale
1:44:07

The Handmaid's Tale

SBS Viceland August 18, 2019

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11-12
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Following a coup, America is a country still at war with itself and ruled by a repressive Bible-inspired regime. Past pollution means only 1 percent of women can bear ...

Following a coup, America is a country still at war with itself and ruled by a repressive Bible-inspired regime. Past pollution means only 1 percent of women can bear children, and female criminals found to be potential mothers are put into an institution run by Aunt Lydia to be indoctrinated. One such is Kate, who then seduces Fred, a higher-up in the security forces, to attempt to procreate. Fred's wife Serena is jealous and vicious, and the State's grip seems to be tightening. But Kate still has her own mind, and is finding that some other people are prepared to resist. Based on the Margaret Atwood novel.

Roots
1:25:01

Roots

Season 1 Episode 4 NITV August 7, 2016

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In this final episode, Chicken George returns to the Lea farm after 20 years. Tom nurses a grudge against his father; George and Cyrus join the Memphis Colored Battery; Tom ...

In this final episode, Chicken George returns to the Lea farm after 20 years. Tom nurses a grudge against his father; George and Cyrus join the Memphis Colored Battery; Tom returns home after the war to embark on a new life with his family. (Class. tba)

Carrie
1:34:09

Carrie

SBS Viceland August 5, 2018

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11-12
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Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, Carrie is a tortured high-school misfit with no confidence, no friends and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of ...

Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, Carrie is a tortured high-school misfit with no confidence, no friends and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who, with the help of her 'special gift', causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone.

Fifty Shades of Grey
1:52:50

Fifty Shades of Grey

7Flix August 3, 2018

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11-12
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Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

War & Peace
42:39

War & Peace

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS September 27, 2018

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11-12
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As Russia declares war on Napoleon Bonaparte's French army, the lives of three young people are about to change forever. Pierre Bezukhov is a lost soul, out of place in St ...

As Russia declares war on Napoleon Bonaparte's French army, the lives of three young people are about to change forever. Pierre Bezukhov is a lost soul, out of place in St Petersburg society as the illegitimate son of a wealthy count who is now close to death. His dearest friend, Andrei Bolkonsky, is a brilliant man, but equally unhappy and eager for the challenge of war. Meanwhile, in Moscow, spirited teenager Natasha Rostova is desperate to experience life and love.

War & Peace
42:55

War & Peace

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS September 27, 2018

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11-12
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Andrei and Nikolai have survived their first encounter with the French, but a terrible new battle looms as the Russian commanders risk stepping into Napoleon's trap. At home ...

Andrei and Nikolai have survived their first encounter with the French, but a terrible new battle looms as the Russian commanders risk stepping into Napoleon's trap. At home in St Petersburg, Pierre wants to put his vast inheritance to good use, but Vassily and Helene are laying a trap of their own for him. Meanwhile, Natasha and Sonya are desperate for news from the front line.

Roots
1:34:27

Roots

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS July 27, 2016

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11-12
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Based on the 1976 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Alex Haley, Roots tells the story of Kunta Kinte, a 17-year-old man taken from the Mandinka village of Juffure, Gambia, and ...

Based on the 1976 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Alex Haley, Roots tells the story of Kunta Kinte, a 17-year-old man taken from the Mandinka village of Juffure, Gambia, and sold as a slave to a plantation owner in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. In the river region of The Gambia in 1750, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, give birth to a son, Kunta; Kunta is kidnapped in 1767 and sold to British slave traders; after arriving in Maryland, Virginia planter John Waller purchases Kunta.

War & Peace
42:51

War & Peace

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS October 18, 2018

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11-12
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Napoleon outrages the Russian emperor by crossing the border and marching his army towards Moscow. In his path stands Prince Bolkonsky's country estate, but the old prince ...

Napoleon outrages the Russian emperor by crossing the border and marching his army towards Moscow. In his path stands Prince Bolkonsky's country estate, but the old prince isn't prepared to let the French through without a fight. Marya is shocked to be placed in terrible danger. Nikolai, meanwhile, is stationed far away from the action, but he gets a chance at glory when he crosses paths with a stranger in distress. Andrei learns of Natasha's betrayal. He cannot forgive her and resolves to take revenge on his rival. When Natasha falls ill and Pierre is left to take care of her, he struggles to keep his feelings in check. Unsure of his place in the world, he chooses to join Andrei on the eve of battle. As the two massive armies gather, Pierre is flung into a fight to the death to save Moscow and Russia.

The Name of the Rose
50:07

The Name of the Rose

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS October 31, 2019

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11-12
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The second session of the summit is about to begin when another corpse is found.

The second session of the summit is about to begin when another corpse is found.

The Name of the Rose
52:13

The Name of the Rose

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 3, 2019

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11-12
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With the Pope’s delegation on their way to the Abbey, William and Adso investigate the mysterious deaths and conclude they are the work of a serial killer. They find a trail ...

With the Pope’s delegation on their way to the Abbey, William and Adso investigate the mysterious deaths and conclude they are the work of a serial killer. They find a trail that leads straight to the infamous library and devise a plan to break in to the labyrinth.

The Name of the Rose
51:14

The Name of the Rose

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS November 7, 2019

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11-12
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After an intense witch hunt and trial, Bernard is convinced he has found the killer. However, the death of another monk may prove him wrong.

After an intense witch hunt and trial, Bernard is convinced he has found the killer. However, the death of another monk may prove him wrong.

No Country for Old Men
1:56:55

No Country for Old Men

SBS November 14, 2015

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11-12
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Based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio ...

Based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande.

The Name of the Rose
46:21

The Name of the Rose

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS October 3, 2019

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Adso, a young soldier and son of a German general befriends William of Baskerville, a learned and intelligent English Franciscan friar. The two journey to a remote monastery, ...

Adso, a young soldier and son of a German general befriends William of Baskerville, a learned and intelligent English Franciscan friar. The two journey to a remote monastery, where an important conference will be held between the Pope's delegation and that of the Emperor. They arrive just as the body of one of the monks is found; initially dismissed as a suicide, suspicions arise when a second body is discovered shortly after.

The Name of the Rose
50:07

The Name of the Rose

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS October 17, 2019

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Everyone's anxiety increases as they search for the missing Berengar. Remigio shares his suspicions of Benno with William, claiming a strange connection between him and ...

Everyone's anxiety increases as they search for the missing Berengar. Remigio shares his suspicions of Benno with William, claiming a strange connection between him and Berengar and Venantius. William later deciphers the second part of Venantius's code, leading him once again into the mysterious library.