Haute Cuisine
1:31:08

Haute Cuisine

SBS World Movies July 15, 2016

Languages

Personal and social capability

Media arts

9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Hortense Laborie, a renowned chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President of the Republic appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the ...

Hortense Laborie, a renowned chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President of the Republic appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysee Palace. Despite jealous resentment from the other kitchen staff, Hortense quickly establishes herself, thanks to her indomitable spirit. The authenticity of her cooking soon seduces the President, but the corridors of power are littered with traps.

The Hedgehog
1:35:17

The Hedgehog

SBS July 18, 2016

Media arts

English

Languages

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This melancholic but ultimately uplifting film adaptation of Muriel Barbery's novel, directed by Mona Achache has swept film festivals around the world. Paloma is a deep ...

This melancholic but ultimately uplifting film adaptation of Muriel Barbery's novel, directed by Mona Achache has swept film festivals around the world. Paloma is a deep thinker, a pessimistic 11-year-old girl who resolves to kill herself on her 12th birthday. When she discovers kindred spirits in a new Japanese neighbour and a reclusive widow, Paloma develops a new outlook on life. Starring Garance Le Buillermic, Josiane Balasko, Togo Igawa. Original title: Le Herisson. In French.

Ultimatum
1:42:45

Ultimatum

SBS July 21, 2016

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Media arts

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The relationship of a young French couple in Israel is stretched to breaking point while the nation awaits an attack from Saddam Hussein's army. Using the backdrop of the 1991 ...

The relationship of a young French couple in Israel is stretched to breaking point while the nation awaits an attack from Saddam Hussein's army. Using the backdrop of the 1991 Gulf War, this moving film explores the relationships between friends and lovers.

Under The Tuscan Sun
1:43:19

Under The Tuscan Sun

Seven July 22, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Frances Mayes is a 35-year-old writer travels to Tuscany to get some space away from her heart-wrenching divorce, and surprises herself when she makes an offer on a rundown ...

Frances Mayes is a 35-year-old writer travels to Tuscany to get some space away from her heart-wrenching divorce, and surprises herself when she makes an offer on a rundown villa - the biggest impulse purchase of her life. With the help of a warm-hearted real estate agent and a local contractor with a team of Polish workers, her 300-year old house is slowly transformed into a home. Along the way, she encounters a larger-than-life British expatriate, kind and generous neighbours, and a charming Italian man or two.

Paris
38:33

Paris

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS July 25, 2016

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
While Michel Ardent sends out a search party to find his son, we learn that Alexia is the son of Cathy and Yvon Penmarch, and the mistress of the Prosecutor Pierre Lanvin. But ...

While Michel Ardent sends out a search party to find his son, we learn that Alexia is the son of Cathy and Yvon Penmarch, and the mistress of the Prosecutor Pierre Lanvin. But Lanvin's wife Noemie has discovered his double life, and Judge Milo suspects Lanvin of having authorised the theft of the file compromising the prime minister. Angel, who has carried out the theft, fails to take the money with which he intended to repay Sacha: it's in the hands of Jennifer, Sacha's girlfriend. In French.

Amour
2:01:59

Amour

SBS July 28, 2016

Media arts

Health and PE

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Georges and Anne, an octogenarian couple, are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain. When Anne has a stroke, the couple's bond ...

Georges and Anne, an octogenarian couple, are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain. When Anne has a stroke, the couple's bond of love is severely tested. In French.

Tai Chi Hero
1:38:26

Tai Chi Hero

SBS2 July 29, 2016

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The second instalment of the Tai Chi trilogy continues the journey of Yang Luchan, a gifted child who helped save a village from a frightening army of steampunk soldiers ...

The second instalment of the Tai Chi trilogy continues the journey of Yang Luchan, a gifted child who helped save a village from a frightening army of steampunk soldiers bearing strange machines with the knowledge of Tai Chi that they entrusted him with. In Mandarin.

Theeb
1:36:53

Theeb

SBS World Movies August 3, 2016

Languages

Personal and social capability

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during WWI, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British ...

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during WWI, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

Party Girl
1:31:34

Party Girl

SBS World Movies August 4, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Angelique is 60. But she is not old. She is a nightclub hostess. But will she decide to settle down, get married and end her wild days? In French.

Angelique is 60. But she is not old. She is a nightclub hostess. But will she decide to settle down, get married and end her wild days? In French.

13 Semester
1:37:43

13 Semester

SBS2 August 6, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
When Momo leaves his small home town to go to university, he is full of enthusiasm and confidence, but slowly the pressures of study and campus living begin to grind him down. ...

When Momo leaves his small home town to go to university, he is full of enthusiasm and confidence, but slowly the pressures of study and campus living begin to grind him down. Half way through his course he finds himself at a crossroads with both his relationship and studies. In German.

Monsieur Lazhar
1:31:01

Monsieur Lazhar

SBS August 7, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a teacher who died by suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their recent loss, his own is revealed. In French.

An Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a teacher who died by suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their recent loss, his own is revealed. In French.

Silent Wedding
1:23:31

Silent Wedding

SBS August 8, 2016

Media arts

Languages

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In 1953, the exuberant wedding celebrations of a young couple in a small Romanian village are forced to continue in silence after hearing festivities are to be cancelled to ...

In 1953, the exuberant wedding celebrations of a young couple in a small Romanian village are forced to continue in silence after hearing festivities are to be cancelled to make way for the dutiful mourning of Stalin's death. Winner of the Romanian Union of Filmmakers Award for Best Cinematography and Best Sound in 2008.

Paris
49:16

Paris

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS August 8, 2016

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Night falls over Paris. While Alice Ardent goes to find Coline and her son, Cathy informs Alexia of the death of her brother. The noose tightens around Peter Lanvin: the ...

Night falls over Paris. While Alice Ardent goes to find Coline and her son, Cathy informs Alexia of the death of her brother. The noose tightens around Peter Lanvin: the prosecution blackmails him to cease covering for Michel Ardent, who refuses to help him. In Pigalle, Angel approaches Jennifer to get his money, but the two fall for each other. In French.

Paris
56:14

Paris

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS August 8, 2016

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Alice Ardent finds her son. Angel gets the money from Jennifer, but Sacha intervenes when he discovers their affair. Noemie Lanvin learns the truth about her husband's ...

Alice Ardent finds her son. Angel gets the money from Jennifer, but Sacha intervenes when he discovers their affair. Noemie Lanvin learns the truth about her husband's mistress. She helps Pierre to bring down Michel Ardent. Pierre finds himself taking care of Leila, who has gone into labour. In French.

Gainsbourg
1:57:14

Gainsbourg

SBS August 12, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

History

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The film opens during WWII as a young the child of Russian Jewish parents - negotiates the terrors of Nazi-occupied Paris. Serge Gainsbourg develops into a rising young star ...

The film opens during WWII as a young the child of Russian Jewish parents - negotiates the terrors of Nazi-occupied Paris. Serge Gainsbourg develops into a rising young star and unlikely womaniser who charms a married Brigitte Bardot, eventually weds Jane Birkin and fathers actress Charlotte Gainsbourg. In French.

Le Cafe Du Pont
1:30:30

Le Cafe Du Pont

SBS August 19, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Based on the uncommon boyhood of French musician Pierre Perrot, from living under German occupation during World War Two to learning at the feet of philosophers at his ...

Based on the uncommon boyhood of French musician Pierre Perrot, from living under German occupation during World War Two to learning at the feet of philosophers at his parent's cafe. While the occupation imposes restrictions and fear, Pierrot knows that his father discreetly carries out brave actions and that his mother can settle any conflict - in her own way. Directed by Manuel Poirier and stars Bernard Campan, Cecile Rebboah and Thomas Durastel. In French.

My Summer in Provence
1:40:13

My Summer in Provence

SBS World Movies August 23, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Geography

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Exploring family ties and clash of generations, this touching film follows two teens and their younger brother who are forced to spend their summer with their estranged ...

Exploring family ties and clash of generations, this touching film follows two teens and their younger brother who are forced to spend their summer with their estranged grandfather following their parents' split. In French.

Le Dep
1:14:44

Le Dep

NITV August 27, 2016

Media arts

Languages

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Apart from one flashback, this engaging drama takes place over one night in a single location, set around a suspenseful showdown at a convenience store in an Innu community in ...

Apart from one flashback, this engaging drama takes place over one night in a single location, set around a suspenseful showdown at a convenience store in an Innu community in rural Quebec.