SBS TWO presents the acclaimed, ground-breaking animated documentary Waltz with Bashir. One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari Folman about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. The two men conclude that there's a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. But Ari is surprised that he can't remember a thing anymore about that period of his life, Intrigued by this riddle, he decides to meet and interview old friends and comrades around the world. He needs to discover the truth about that time and about himself. As Ari delves deeper and deeper into the mystery, his memory begins to creep up in surreal images
Samuel Jackson, Juliette Lewis and Eli Roth reflect on the shocking, provocative career of Quentin Tarantino, from his underdog beginnings and mainstream breakthrough to blockbuster revenge epics like Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.
Set against the antebellum south, this film follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Madeline worries about the can of worms she's opened for Jane. Jane confronts Renata about a petition going around school regarding Ziggy. Dr Reisman urges a resistant Celeste to start thinking about her exit strategy. Before their parenting dinner, Bonnie tells Nathan about a secret project Abigail has been working on. Meanwhile, Ed and Madeline have a frank conversation about the lack of passion in their marriage.
Stanley Hill, a former Black Ops agent who witnessed his wife's death at the hands of a street gang. When corrupt cops let the prime suspect walk, Stanley takes the law into his own hands. Joined by a former comrade-in-arms, Stanley uncovers a conspiracy that leads to the upper ranks of government, as he heads toward a guns-blazing, take-no-prisoners showdown for justice.
While serving as a grooms man at Helwater, Jamie is pulled into the intrigue British family. In 1968, Claire, Brianna and Roger struggle to trace Jamie's whereabouts, leaving Claire to wonder if they will ever find him.
Nobby, a sweet but dimwitted English football hooligan, reunites with his long-lost brother Sebastian, a deadly MI6 agent, to prevent a massive global terror attack and prove that behind every great spy is an embarrassing sibling. Nobby has everything a man from Grimsby could want, including 11 children and the most gorgeous girlfriend in the northeast of England. There's only one thing missing: his little brother, Sebastian, who Nobby has spent 28 years searching for after they were separated as kids. Nobby sets off to reunite with Sebastian, unaware that not only is his brother MI6's deadliest assassin, but he's just uncovered plans for an imminent global terrorist attack. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realises that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot.
Based on a true story that occurred in Florida during the 1920s, Rosewood traces the events leading up to an explosion of racial enmity between a middle-class, rural town populated almost exclusively by African-American families and a run-down neighbouring town populated by an Anglo-Saxon community.
When an Anglo-Saxon woman falsely claims that she was assaulted by an African-American intruder, her entire town becomes a vigilante posse bent on destroying her peaceful neighbours. A shopkeeper, one of the only white residents of Rosewood, joins forces with a World War I veteran passing through town to engineer a courageous rescue of many of the terrified women and children who were forced to run for their lives.
Rosewood stars Academy Award winning actor Jon Voight (Coming Home, Midnight Cowboy, Runaway Train); Ving Rhames (Con Air, Body Count, Dangerous Ground, Striptease, Mission: Impossible); and is directed by John Singleton (Boyz N the Hood), who was the first African American director to be nominated for an Academy Award.
Meet the Weiss family, who are making their way in Hollywood rife with money, fame, envy, and relentless hauntings. Stafford Weiss is a famed TV self-help therapist with an A-list celebrity clientele. Meanwhile, Cristina Weiss has her work cut out managing the career of their disaffected child-star son, Benjie, a fresh graduate of rehab at age 13. Yet unbeknownst to them, another member of the Weiss family has arrived in town - mysteriously scarred and tormented Agatha, just released from a psych ward and ready to start again. She soon works her way into a friendship with a limo driver and becomes personal assistant to unravelling actress Havana Segrand, who is beset by the ghost of her legendary mother, Clarice. But Agatha is on a quest for redemption and even in this realm of the artificial, and the unearthly, she's determined to find it, no matter what it takes.
This is the story of what happens when an ordinary Australian journalist is transplanted into the Middle East by the reverberations of 9/11 and embarks on a journey that courses through the deepest recesses of the Iraq war. Michael Ware found himself launched into the Middle East after the seismic geopolitical upheaval of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Reporting for CNN and Time, he set his sights on ruthless insurrectionist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the man who founded al-Qaeda in Iraq. Constructed from seven years of reporting, and featuring harrowing first-person footage of combat, we not only captures the shocking rise of al-Zarqawi but how the war affects soldiers and civilians, states and individuals, revealing a darkness within us all. Directed by Ware and two-time Academy Award-winning US documentarian Bill Guttentag, we expose the distressing realities of far-flung conflict, which is so often depicted as a sea of sand and infrared blips.
This story spans several decades. In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. Cecilia, he hopes, has comparable feelings; all it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie - is compelled to interfere, going so far as accusing Robbie of a crime he did not commit.
Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but he is arrested - and with Briony bearing false witness, the course of three lives is changed forever. Briony continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love. (Movie, 2007)
Starring: Keira Knightley, James Mcavoy, Saoirse Ronan, Romola Garai, Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Blethyn, Julia West, Harriet Walter, Juno Temple, Patrick Kennedy, Charlie Von Simson, Felix Von Simson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alfie Allen
Director: Joe WrightAtonement
Popular Danish crime series The Bridge returns to SBS in April with a brand new season. Season 2 sees world-weary Danish inspector Martin Rhode (Kim Bodnia) team up once again with young smart yet emotionally disconnected Swedish inspector Saga Noren (Sofia Helen) 13 months after the events of the first season.
The sequel to the worldwide smash hit "Olympus Has Fallen" begins in London, where the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances. His funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, devastate every known landmark in the British capital, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Only three people have any hope of stopping it: the President of the United States, his formidable secret service head, and an English MI-6 agent who rightly trusts no one.
Set in a cinema multiplex before the digital age, when films came on reels not portable hard-drives. Inspired by screenwriter Niki Aken's experience as a projectionist during university, this Australian drama is based on the reactions of people she has shown into the projection room.
When Kya found herself falling hard for her online connection, Alyx, the guilt forced Kya to confess she was using a fake identity. To her surprise, Alyx forgave her and since then their relationship has only gotten stronger.
Virginia's parents arrive unannounced. Meanwhile, Libby and Bill Masters discover Johnny has been bullied and look to fix it in their own way. Plus, Virginia finds unexpected excitement in the scent study while Bill, looking to overcome his embarrassing departure from the university, takes on a promising fertility patient that could land him and Johnson back in favour.
As her relationship with Logan blossoms, Johnson agrees to help a zoo get its reluctant gorilla to mate. As Betty looks to the clinic sperm bank to get her girlfriend pregnant, Libby and Paul find solace at the apartment.
King Louis XIV's continued insomnia makes him increasingly volatile, meaning Marchal's loyalty counts for nothing following his failure to prove the worst poisonings were solely the work of his now-dead suspect. Claudine continues to investigate the mystery toxin, while Sophie seeks a solution to her situation - a marriage not just loveless, but cruel. Meanwhile, devout Father Pascal dares to reveal to Louis what Madame de Montespan attempted.
At Lazarus House Jonah makes Mr Joseph look bad in front of the Catholic Education inspectors. After school Jonah and the Fobba-liscious boys decide to hold up the Tenpin Bowling centre using a machete in order to steal the 'golden bowling ball'. The boys end up in Garingal Juvenile Justice Centre.
When the Royal Army's General Gage learns of his wife Margaret's affair with Joseph Warren, Gage launches a full-out assault on the colonists at Bunker Hill. Sam Adams uses the news of the battle to persuade the rest of the colonies to vote for independence just as the British warships begin firing on Manhattan. Now united, the colonies prepare to face their enemy, and the Revolutionary War ensues.
The British Royal Army massacres the colonial militia in Lexington. The remaining colonials clash again with the Royal Army at Concord, forcing the British to retreat to Boston. While both sides prepare for an inevitable war, Sam Adams and John Hancock, along with Benjamin Franklin, desperately attempt to convince the rest of the representatives in Congress to support their fight for independence.
Philippe returns to the Court after the war a changed man. Louis decides to organise a spectacular Royal Show in the gardens of Versailles to celebrate the French victory. A humiliated Cassel is forced to live at Versailles, but the conspiracy spreads. Beatrice informs Sophie that they're not after all the blue-blooded aristocrats they claim to be. Henriette again stokes up the rivalry between Louis and Philippe: she's pregnant, but she doesn't know by which brother. (S.1 Ep.3) (Class. tba)
As Ragnar and Floki remain at odds in Kattegat, Rollo makes great efforts in Paris to win over his new bride, Princess Gisla. Bjorn's survival skills are put to the test in the wilderness, while King Ecbert sets the task for his son Aethelwulf to rescue Queen Kwenthrith from opposing forces in Mercia.
The British Crown responds to the colonists' destruction of 600,000 pounds of tea by sending ruthless General Gage to Boston to snuff out the rebellion. The general's tumultuous relationship with his wife, Margaret, leaves her vulnerable to sympathising with the colonists and engages in an affair with one of them. To combat the growing threat of the British, Sam Adams, John Hancock, and John Adams meet with representatives at the First Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
Karate kickin' midgets! Papier mache monsters! Busty babes with blades! Filipino genre films of the '70s and '80s had it all. Boasting cheap labour, exotic scenery and non existent health and safety regulations, the Philippines was a dreamland for exploitation filmmakers whose renegade productions were soon engulfing drive in screens around the globe like a tidal schlock wave!
Joe was skeptical when former Miss Teen USA and Playboy model, Kari Ann Peniche, sent him a friend request. However, after months of non stop contact, Joe's convinced that he's fallen in love with the real Kari Ann.
A month has passed and Jonah is settled into prison life as gang leader of 'Juveliscious'. His rival Jarrod, an Aboriginal teenager threatens his status but his close connection with guard Therese guarantees that he's having a good time while locked up.
Shaun, having rejected his mum, is living rough. But everyone else is living rougher. Lol's world is falling apart and she's doing everything she can to fall apart with it. She doesn't want Milky or Woody, and she certainly doesn't want anything to do with her father, Mick. Meanwhile, Mick shows his true colours by doing something unspeakable to Trev. And without warning, Combo returns.
Jarrod is a single dad who never thought he'd find love again - until he met Abby on Facebook. Since his divorce, Abby's been the only girl who has accepted Jarrod for who he is. Now, after a year and a half of daily texts and phone calls, he's ready to begin a new chapter in his life with Abby at his side. However, despite his best efforts, she's refused to meet in person.
When PC Kirsten McAskill (Sophie Rundle) pulls over Lewis (Adam Long) for speeding, he's edgy, making her suspicious. She becomes even more suspicious when she hears muffled noises coming from the back of the van. Tommy (James Norton) brutally takes control of the situation, running Kirsten over. Catherine (Sarah Lancashire) and the team rush to the scene. Even though she's upset, Catherine pushes through to secure the area and any evidence.
Jasmine has been texting with Mike for nearly two years and thinks he's the one. Even though they've barely talked on the phone Jasmine is convinced that Mike would be the perfect father for her son. Jasmine and Mike only live 15 minutes apart but so far Mike has always found an excuse to bail out of every time they're supposed to meet. What, if anything is Mike hiding?
Eating animals is one thing, but actually killing them is something very different. Hunting is a primal activity and it's alive and well in Australia. Dave heads way out of his comfort zone when he trades his life as a mild-mannered city slicker for the life of a knife-wielding hunter.
The return of the Medici to Florence is an out-and-out triumph, with Albizzi in prison for his attempt to become the city's tyrant. The Signoria is inclined to sentence him to death, but when Pope Eugene IV - having led to Florence following riots in Rome - asks for clemency for him, the situation becomes complicated.
Pazzi has convinced the Pope to remove the Medici as Church bankers, but Cosimo is disinclined to surrender what he's worked so hard to attain. Meanwhile, Maddalena is faced with a life-altering decision.
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)