Carrie
1:34:09

Carrie

SBS Viceland August 5, 2018

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Literature

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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.

The Constant Gardener
2:03:22

The Constant Gardener

SBS August 1, 2018

Media arts

Literature

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption. -

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption. -

The Da Vinci Code
2:14:40

The Da Vinci Code

7Flix July 16, 2018

Media arts

Literature

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Tom Hanks stars as Robert Langdon, a symbologist who investigates a murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings that lead to the discovery of a religious mystery.

Tom Hanks stars as Robert Langdon, a symbologist who investigates a murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings that lead to the discovery of a religious mystery.

War & Peace
42:44

War & Peace

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS October 25, 2018

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11-12
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Chaos takes hold as Napoleon marches into Moscow and the Rostovs rush to leave the city. As they hurry away, Natasha is astonished to learn the identity of one of her ...

Chaos takes hold as Napoleon marches into Moscow and the Rostovs rush to leave the city. As they hurry away, Natasha is astonished to learn the identity of one of her travelling companions and finds she at last has a chance to make amends. Sonya, meanwhile, comes under pressure from the countess to make a great sacrifice for her family. Half-mad after his experience of battle, Pierre sets out to end Napoleon's onslaught once and for all, but is taken prisoner. As the harsh winter sets in, he witnesses horrors and acts of kindness that change his view of life forever.

Fifty Shades of Grey
1:52:50

Fifty Shades of Grey

7Flix August 3, 2018

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Literature

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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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
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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.

The Book Show
43:47

The Book Show: Jon Ronson

Season 8 Episode 6 Arts August 22, 2017

English

Literature

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A-list authors and big-name guests discuss their favourite reads and their own works. The series features interviews with leading authors and well known guests; it covers ...

A-list authors and big-name guests discuss their favourite reads and their own works. The series features interviews with leading authors and well known guests; it covers topical literary news such as the trend for vampire fiction, the phenomenon of atheist books, the demise of paper books, and authors' working environments. Also included is entertainment, either music inspired by literature or performance poetry. This episode features guests India Knight and Lionel Shriver.

In Cold Blood
2:08:57

In Cold Blood

Fox Classics June 29, 2017

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11-12
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After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of ...

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

The Pelican Brief
2:11:13

The Pelican Brief

7Flix June 23, 2018

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Literature

11-12
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A young female law student endangers her own life while solving one of the most significant crimes in history.

A young female law student endangers her own life while solving one of the most significant crimes in history.

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
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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.

Man of Steel
2:07:31

Man of Steel

Nine June 30, 2018

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Literature

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as a human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to ...

Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as a human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to destroy the planet.

Everything Must Go
1:32:39

Everything Must Go

SBS World Movies August 6, 2019

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11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Nick Halsey is a career salesman whose days of being on top are long gone. On the same day that Nick is fired, for falling off the wagon one last time, he returns home to ...

Nick Halsey is a career salesman whose days of being on top are long gone. On the same day that Nick is fired, for falling off the wagon one last time, he returns home to discover his wife has left him, changed the locks on their suburban home and dumped all of his possessions on the front lawn. Faced with his life imploding, Nick puts it all on the line - or more properly, on the lawn - reluctantly holding a garage sale that becomes a unique strategy for survival. Based on a short story by Raymond Carver.

The Beauty Of Books
20:07

The Beauty Of Books: Medieval Masterpieces

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 14, 2012

History

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from children's stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, ...

From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from children's stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, this series combines human stories, expert interviews and historic archive, to reveal the astonishing beauty of books.

The Beauty Of Books
29:05

The Beauty Of Books: Illustrated Wonderlands

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS January 28, 2012

History

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from childrens' stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, ...

From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from childrens' stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, this series combines human stories, expert interviews and historic archive, to reveal the astonishing beauty of books.

The Beauty Of Books
29:17

The Beauty Of Books: Paperback Writer

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS January 21, 2012

History

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from children's stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, ...

From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from children's stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, this series combines human stories, expert interviews and historic archive, to reveal the astonishing beauty of books.

A Profile Of A Tale Of Two Cities
24:16

A Profile Of A Tale Of Two Cities

Foxtel Arts September 26, 2016

English

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Dirk Bogarde stars in this celebrated adaptation of the Dickens classic. This profile includes interviews with Dorothy Tutin (starring actress), Christopher Lee (starring ...

Dirk Bogarde stars in this celebrated adaptation of the Dickens classic. This profile includes interviews with Dorothy Tutin (starring actress), Christopher Lee (starring actor), Ralph Thomas (director) and Paul Guerr (starring actor).