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Head-On
1:55:57

Head-On

SBS2  |  April 30, 2014
A gritty, uncompromising contemporary love story. To escape the stringent ultra-traditional rules of her family, Sibel, an unhappy girl from a German Turkish background ...

A gritty, uncompromising contemporary love story. To escape the stringent ultra-traditional rules of her family, Sibel, an unhappy girl from a German Turkish background decides to marry an equally depressed older man for the sake of convenience.

Blue Valentine
1:47:48

Blue Valentine

SBS World Movies  |  April 13, 2014
Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star as Dean and Cindy - a couple who fall passionately in love in their early twenties, but then face heartbreaking challenges to their ...

Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star as Dean and Cindy - a couple who fall passionately in love in their early twenties, but then face heartbreaking challenges to their marriage six years later.

American Beauty
1:53:17

American Beauty

ONE  |  May 30, 2014
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

Westworld
1:07:26

Westworld

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Showcase  |  October 18, 2016
A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. The drama series is inspired by the motion picture Westworld, written and directed by Michael ...

A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. The drama series is inspired by the motion picture Westworld, written and directed by Michael Crichton.

Vinyl
56:33

Vinyl: Whispered Secrets

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Showcase  |  February 29, 2016
Richie trims the American Century roster. Devon tries her hand at fundraising in the suburbs.

Richie trims the American Century roster. Devon tries her hand at fundraising in the suburbs.

Happy Valley
59:44

Happy Valley

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  BBC First  |  June 5, 2016
Catherine confronts a delusional Frances, while John's torment leads him to desperate measures.

Catherine confronts a delusional Frances, while John's torment leads him to desperate measures.

The Bridge
46:41

The Bridge: Harvest Of Souls

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  FX  |  February 17, 2017
Eva's case hits a wall, putting Marco and Sonya in the crosshairs. Jack Dobbs digs up his past. Frye makes a career move. Eva takes matters into her own hands.

Eva's case hits a wall, putting Marco and Sonya in the crosshairs. Jack Dobbs digs up his past. Frye makes a career move. Eva takes matters into her own hands.

The Wave
1:40:59

The Wave

SBS World Movies  |  May 8, 2017
A geologist must survive after a mountain in the narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates a violent tsunami.

A geologist must survive after a mountain in the narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates a violent tsunami.

Feud: Bette and Joan
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Feud: Bette and Joan: More, Or Less

Episode 4  |  Showcase  |  April 6, 2017
Bad word-of-mouth plagues What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? on the eve of its release; Bette and Joan brace for failure; Pauline tries to break gender barriers; Oscar ...

Bad word-of-mouth plagues What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? on the eve of its release; Bette and Joan brace for failure; Pauline tries to break gender barriers; Oscar nominations are announced.

Outlander
1:11:19

Outlander: A Malcolm

Season 3  |  Episode 6  |  Showcase  |  October 23, 2017
After decades apart, Jamie and Claire finally reunite and rekindle their emotional and physical bonds. But Jamie's new business dealings jeopardise the couples' hopes for a ...

After decades apart, Jamie and Claire finally reunite and rekindle their emotional and physical bonds. But Jamie's new business dealings jeopardise the couples' hopes for a simple life together.

Outlander
49:00

Outlander: Untimely Resurrection

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  SoHo  |  May 8, 2016
Reunited, Jamie and Claire attempt to extinguish the fires their dinner party ignited however, Claire is set off on an unexpected change of course. Jamie and Claire's ...

Reunited, Jamie and Claire attempt to extinguish the fires their dinner party ignited however, Claire is set off on an unexpected change of course. Jamie and Claire's relationship is put to the ultimate test when the past rears its ugly head.

Morgan
1:27:54

Morgan

Premiere  |  September 8, 2017
Inside a remote, top-secret lab, a group of scientists are working on an experiment that is leading the way for the next steps in human evolution. But when the experiment's ...

Inside a remote, top-secret lab, a group of scientists are working on an experiment that is leading the way for the next steps in human evolution. But when the experiment's subject - a genetically designed 'human' - triggers a terrifying event, those involved must decide if the promise of infinite potential outweighs the incalculable danger.

Taboo
57:26

Taboo

Episode 2  |  BBC First  |  July 24, 2017
Having made his shock entrance into London society, James Delaney sets about reclaiming his legacy and establishing a new life for himself. While the city views him with ...

Having made his shock entrance into London society, James Delaney sets about reclaiming his legacy and establishing a new life for himself. While the city views him with hostility and suspicion, James begins to enlist allies in unlikely places and with irregular loyalties.

Ballers
27:04

Ballers: In The Teeth

Season 3  |  Episode 3  |  Showcase  |  August 7, 2017
Ma Ma
1:57:20

Ma Ma

World Movies  |  August 19, 2017
In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.

In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.

Tokyo Tribe
1:51:27

Tokyo Tribe

SBS World Movies  |  May 25, 2015
In this outrageous hip-hop musical set in a futuristic Tokyo, warring street gangs are forced to unite in the fight against a power-crazed Yakuza with diabolical intentions. ...

In this outrageous hip-hop musical set in a futuristic Tokyo, warring street gangs are forced to unite in the fight against a power-crazed Yakuza with diabolical intentions. In Japanese.

Yakuza Apocalypse
1:50:34

Yakuza Apocalypse

SBS World Movies  |  August 26, 2016
In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more legendary than boss Kamiura. Rumoured to be invincible, the truth is he is a blood-sucking vampire. In Japanese.

In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more legendary than boss Kamiura. Rumoured to be invincible, the truth is he is a blood-sucking vampire. In Japanese.

The Age of Shadows
2:14:47

The Age of Shadows

SBS World Movies  |  April 1, 2017
Korean resistance fighters smuggle explosives to destroy facilities controlled by Japanese forces.

Korean resistance fighters smuggle explosives to destroy facilities controlled by Japanese forces.

The Bridge
44:16

The Bridge: Destino

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  FX  |  February 1, 2017
The EPPD corners their prime suspect and Charlotte questions Ray's true intentions. Linder crosses the border and takes on his most difficult case yet.

The EPPD corners their prime suspect and Charlotte questions Ray's true intentions. Linder crosses the border and takes on his most difficult case yet.

The Bridge
45:37

The Bridge: All About Eva

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  FX  |  February 8, 2017
Sonya uses Linder's latest problem to repair her relationship with Marco. Charlotte forms an unlikely alliance.

Sonya uses Linder's latest problem to repair her relationship with Marco. Charlotte forms an unlikely alliance.

Adaptation
1:50:10

Adaptation

SBS2  |  November 19, 2016
In this outing from the people behind Being John Malkovich, the real and fictional intertwine in a story about an explosive bid for survival between a blocked screenwriter and ...

In this outing from the people behind Being John Malkovich, the real and fictional intertwine in a story about an explosive bid for survival between a blocked screenwriter and his talentless, but successful, twin brother. A writer whose life careens out of control when he starts writing himself into his screenplay.

The Bridge
46:16

The Bridge: The Beast

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  FX  |  January 30, 2017
Sonya and Marco suspect a cover-up and a troubled girl seeks adventure in Juarez.

Sonya and Marco suspect a cover-up and a troubled girl seeks adventure in Juarez.

Black Caesar
1:31:20

Black Caesar

SBS2  |  June 26, 2016
From shoe-shine boy to top mafia kingpin, the story of a Harlem youth's rise and fall in New York City's crime underworld.

From shoe-shine boy to top mafia kingpin, the story of a Harlem youth's rise and fall in New York City's crime underworld.

Sin City
1:59:00

Sin City

FOXTEL Action  |  November 23, 2015
Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. Some call it dark, hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home - crooked cops, ...

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. Some call it dark, hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home - crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some

The Man From Hong Kong
1:44:00

The Man From Hong Kong

SBS World Movies  |  July 5, 2016
Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer.

Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer.

Drag Me to Hell
1:34:50

Drag Me to Hell

SBS VICELAND  |  December 14, 2016
The Bridge
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The Bridge: Maria Of The Desert

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  FX  |  January 27, 2017
The clock ticks as Maria's broadcast continues while Sonya searches for the girl's location.

The clock ticks as Maria's broadcast continues while Sonya searches for the girl's location.

Garden State
1:38:16

Garden State

SBS2  |  September 28, 2015
Andrew Largeman returns to his hometown for the funeral of his clinically depressed mother, a journey that reconnects him with some of his past friends. Because the trip ...

Andrew Largeman returns to his hometown for the funeral of his clinically depressed mother, a journey that reconnects him with some of his past friends. Because the trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants, he also begins to reconnect with himself.

Episodes
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Episodes: The Adaptation

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  BBC First  |  August 8, 2015
Sean and Beverly Lincoln - happily married English couple and creators of a hit British TV show - are persuaded to make a US version their show with new star Matt LeBlanc.

Sean and Beverly Lincoln - happily married English couple and creators of a hit British TV show - are persuaded to make a US version their show with new star Matt LeBlanc.

Tropic Of Cancer
1:23:08

Tropic Of Cancer

ABC  |  September 29, 2015
The sexual exploits of an American in Paris. Based on Henry Miller's celebrated novel.

The sexual exploits of an American in Paris. Based on Henry Miller's celebrated novel.

Banished
1:00:10

Banished

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  BBC First  |  July 30, 2015
As dawn breaks Tommy and Elizabeth share tender embraces together knowing these moments might be their last. Today is the day Tommy is due to hang.

As dawn breaks Tommy and Elizabeth share tender embraces together knowing these moments might be their last. Today is the day Tommy is due to hang.

Vikings
45:34

Vikings: Sacrifice

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  FX  |  January 19, 2015
The traditional pilgrimage to Uppsala to thank the gods brings a torrent of emotions for Ragnar, Lagertha and Athelstan.

The traditional pilgrimage to Uppsala to thank the gods brings a torrent of emotions for Ragnar, Lagertha and Athelstan.

Dheepan
1:50:12

Dheepan

SBS World Movies  |  August 6, 2016
Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.

Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.

The Wire
56:19

The Wire: Middle Ground

Season 3  |  Episode 11  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 18, 2015
The wire begins to yield information about the Barksdale organisation, though finding links to the top proves elusive.

The wire begins to yield information about the Barksdale organisation, though finding links to the top proves elusive.

Episodes
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Episodes: The Shift

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  BBC First  |  August 8, 2015
As the ratings for Pucks! plummet, the network look to Beverly and Sean for a solution.

As the ratings for Pucks! plummet, the network look to Beverly and Sean for a solution.

The 50 Year Argument
1:37:04

The 50 Year Argument

ABC  |  July 19, 2015
The 50 Year Argument profiles the provocative and influential publication The New York Review of Books and its charismatic and indefatigable founding editor, Robert Silvers, ...

The 50 Year Argument profiles the provocative and influential publication The New York Review of Books and its charismatic and indefatigable founding editor, Robert Silvers, who has guided the Review since its launch.

The Wire
56:19

The Wire: Refugees

Season 4  |  Episode 4  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 25, 2015
Freamon and Greggs move to Homicide, whilst Herc and Dozerman join Marimow in the lackluster major crimes unit. Cutty gets a 'custodial' job at Tilghman School picking up truants.

Freamon and Greggs move to Homicide, whilst Herc and Dozerman join Marimow in the lackluster major crimes unit. Cutty gets a 'custodial' job at Tilghman School picking up truants.

The Wire
56:21

The Wire: Time After Time

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 18, 2015
A wave of urban reform brings down the notorious Franklin Terrace public housing towers, forcing the Barksdale drug crew to find a new home on the streets of West Baltimore.

A wave of urban reform brings down the notorious Franklin Terrace public housing towers, forcing the Barksdale drug crew to find a new home on the streets of West Baltimore.

The Wire
56:06

The Wire: Soft Eyes

Season 4  |  Episode 2  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 25, 2015
In the hopes of possibly saving her job, Pearlman and Freamon continue arguing over the subpoenas; as the election draws closer. Carcetti drops a bombshell on Royce during ...

In the hopes of possibly saving her job, Pearlman and Freamon continue arguing over the subpoenas; as the election draws closer. Carcetti drops a bombshell on Royce during their televised debate.

The Wire
56:19

The Wire: Transitions

Season 5  |  Episode 4  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  August 1, 2015
The Baltimore Sun loses a scoop to the television news and City Council President Campbell convinces Burrell to leave quietly with the promise of a comfortable replacement ...

The Baltimore Sun loses a scoop to the television news and City Council President Campbell convinces Burrell to leave quietly with the promise of a comfortable replacement position.

The Berlin File
1:55:52

The Berlin File

SBS World Movies  |  August 6, 2015
Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong, a North Korean 'ghost' agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his ...

Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong, a North Korean 'ghost' agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his country? He must prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Girls
31:12

Girls: Home Birth

Season 4  |  Episode 10  |  Showcase  |  March 23, 2015
Hannah, Adam and Jessa each try to convince Caroline and Laird to forgo their planned home birth.

Hannah, Adam and Jessa each try to convince Caroline and Laird to forgo their planned home birth.

Air Doll
1:51:36

Air Doll

SBS  |  October 12, 2016
Middle-aged Hideo lives an ordinary life - except for the fact that his live-in lover is actually an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. Hideo treats Nozomi as a real woman and ...

Middle-aged Hideo lives an ordinary life - except for the fact that his live-in lover is actually an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. Hideo treats Nozomi as a real woman and they live together in Hideo's imagined domestic bliss. But when the doll develops human consciousness, she falls for another man.

The Connection
2:10:04

The Connection

SBS World Movies  |  October 2, 2016
In 1970s France, dedicated cop Pierre Michel risks his life to crack a heroin ring masterminded by powerful mobster Gaetan Zampa.

In 1970s France, dedicated cop Pierre Michel risks his life to crack a heroin ring masterminded by powerful mobster Gaetan Zampa.

Poongsan
2:01:08

Poongsan

SBS2  |  September 23, 2016
A young man names Poongsan fearlessly journeys between North and South Korea to deliver the messages of separated families. One day the South Korean government asks him to ...

A young man names Poongsan fearlessly journeys between North and South Korea to deliver the messages of separated families. One day the South Korean government asks him to rescue the lover of a North Korean defector.

Fear the Walking Dead
39:54

Fear the Walking Dead: Date Of Death

Season 2  |  Episode 13  |  FX  |  November 28, 2016
Refugees flood into the hotel, including an unexpected refugee from our group. Madison struggles to cope with the situation.

Refugees flood into the hotel, including an unexpected refugee from our group. Madison struggles to cope with the situation.

Turbo Kid
1:29:23

Turbo Kid

SBS World Movies  |  December 1, 2016
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a comic book fan dons the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord.

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a comic book fan dons the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord.

Heavy Metal
1:26:45

Heavy Metal

SBS2  |  November 24, 2016
A glowing orb terrorises a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (Movie) (Sci-Fi) MA (V, S)

A glowing orb terrorises a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (Movie) (Sci-Fi) MA (V, S)

The Voices
1:39:20

The Voices

FOXTEL Premiere  |  June 14, 2016
An affable guy with an evil talking cat and a kind talking dog is unhinged when his office crush stands him up. Things turn murderous in an insanely bizarre and twisted tale ...

An affable guy with an evil talking cat and a kind talking dog is unhinged when his office crush stands him up. Things turn murderous in an insanely bizarre and twisted tale for fans of black comedies.

Black Souls
1:44:09

Black Souls

SBS World Movies  |  June 25, 2016
Based on incredible true events, Francesco Munzi's acclaimed film is the gripping story of a Calabrian Mafia dynasty, and one man's struggle to escape his chequered past.

Based on incredible true events, Francesco Munzi's acclaimed film is the gripping story of a Calabrian Mafia dynasty, and one man's struggle to escape his chequered past.

Kingdom of Heaven
2:17:59

Kingdom of Heaven

SBS  |  January 22, 2016
The Crusades, that world-shaping 200-year collision between Europe and the East, frames the tale of a young Frenchman who discovers his destiny as a knight, then lives out ...

The Crusades, that world-shaping 200-year collision between Europe and the East, frames the tale of a young Frenchman who discovers his destiny as a knight, then lives out what that glorious title really means.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
1:45:54

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

SBS  |  November 6, 2015
The Bride wakes up after a long coma. The baby that she carried before entering the coma is gone. The only thing on her mind is to have revenge on the assassination team that ...

The Bride wakes up after a long coma. The baby that she carried before entering the coma is gone. The only thing on her mind is to have revenge on the assassination team that betrayed her - a team she was once part of.

Outlander
56:45

Outlander: The Devil's Mark

Season 1  |  Episode 11  |  SoHo  |  February 14, 2016
Claire and Geillis are on trial for witchcraft, while Jamie manages to rescue Claire, but not before she discovers a secret about Geillis' past.

Claire and Geillis are on trial for witchcraft, while Jamie manages to rescue Claire, but not before she discovers a secret about Geillis' past.

The Night Manager
55:50

The Night Manager

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  BBC First  |  March 27, 2016
On the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, Roper's life of luxury and calm is shattered. Six months earlier, Burr continues her recruitment of Pine, sending him to Devon to ...

On the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, Roper's life of luxury and calm is shattered. Six months earlier, Burr continues her recruitment of Pine, sending him to Devon to build his cover story.

Outlander
57:10

Outlander: The Reckoning

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  SoHo  |  January 31, 2016
Jamie and the Highlanders rescue Claire from Black Jack Randall. Back at the castle, politics threaten to tear Clan MacKenzie apart and Jamie's scorned lover, Laoghaire, ...

Jamie and the Highlanders rescue Claire from Black Jack Randall. Back at the castle, politics threaten to tear Clan MacKenzie apart and Jamie's scorned lover, Laoghaire, attempts to win him back.

Outlander
55:00

Outlander: La Dame Blanche

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  SoHo  |  May 1, 2016
[REC] 4: Apocalypse
1:31:31

[REC] 4: Apocalypse

SBS World Movies  |  February 17, 2016
Confined to a quarantine facility in the bowels of an ocean liner, a ragtag group of survivors fights for their lives against infected zombie hordes, in this climax to the ...

Confined to a quarantine facility in the bowels of an ocean liner, a ragtag group of survivors fights for their lives against infected zombie hordes, in this climax to the spectacularly popular Spanish horror franchise.

Happy Valley
57:48

Happy Valley

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  BBC First  |  May 24, 2016
A gift for Ryan on his tenth birthday reminds Catherine that danger may be closer than she thinks.

A gift for Ryan on his tenth birthday reminds Catherine that danger may be closer than she thinks.

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For
1:38:07

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

FOXTEL Premiere  |  November 21, 2015
The neo-noir crime thriller is back and it's bloodier than ever. Revenge and greed intertwine as several violent tales of the city's brutal, hard-boiled inhabitants collide.

The neo-noir crime thriller is back and it's bloodier than ever. Revenge and greed intertwine as several violent tales of the city's brutal, hard-boiled inhabitants collide.

The Pianist
2:22:47

The Pianist

Seven  |  November 27, 2015
Follow one of Europe's most accomplished pianists as WWII grips his native Poland and anti-Jewish laws tear him and his family apart.

Follow one of Europe's most accomplished pianists as WWII grips his native Poland and anti-Jewish laws tear him and his family apart.

Juice
1:28:55

Juice

SBS2  |  May 28, 2016
When an aggressive, charismatic Harlem teenager acquires a handgun, he convinces three of his friends to help him hold up a local store, a crime that he believes will help ...

When an aggressive, charismatic Harlem teenager acquires a handgun, he convinces three of his friends to help him hold up a local store, a crime that he believes will help them gain respect. This robbery attempt leads to tragic consequences in this affecting drama.

The Affair
55:36

The Affair: 211

Season 2  |  Episode 11  |  Showcase  |  July 2, 2016
"The Affair" returns with season 2 which continues to explore the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings ...

"The Affair" returns with season 2 which continues to explore the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together.

The Wire
56:02

The Wire: Bad Dreams

Season 2  |  Episode 11  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 11, 2015
With the clock ticking, the detail makes a desperate move and Daniels reams out Landsman for dropping the ball. Nick's deceit is in the open as Sobotka is overwhelmed by bad news.

With the clock ticking, the detail makes a desperate move and Daniels reams out Landsman for dropping the ball. Nick's deceit is in the open as Sobotka is overwhelmed by bad news.

After your primary students have finished reading their texts, reinforce what they've read with classic and popular books with their adaptations.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073, VCHHC097, VCHHC098, VCHHC100)
In a world that very often feels Orwellian there's never been a more relevant time to study dystopian-themed movies and novels.
What do The Lion King and The Bad Sleep Well have in common? They're based on Hamlet! Transformative texts recreate aspects of a story to reveal new contexts through adaptation and intertextuality.
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