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WM Focus On: Pedro Almodóvar

Monday 3rd November - Tuesday 4th November at 8.30pm

Coming in November, World Movies puts the spotlight on renowned Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar. Known for his complex narratives, derisive humour, and stunningly crafted imagery, Pedro and his very Spanish flavours are portrayed by World Movies through Volver and I'm So Excited! Volver (2006,…

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WM Killer Halloween

Monday October 27th - Friday 31st October at 9.30pm
Halloween highlights

It’s all tricks and no treats this Halloween on World Movies, as we present the greatest international thrillers from across the globe over one terrifying week. Blue Caprice (2013, USA) - Australian Television Premiere Monday 27 October 9.30pm The striking feature film debut of writer-director Alexandre…

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The Vulture (2013, Poland)

Friday 24th October 2014 7:15pm
The Vulture

Imagine that you have the power to decide on people’s lives. Who will you to condemn, and who will you save? In the center of Europe a man suddenly disappears without a trace. The investigation into this strange occurrence is put in the hands of…

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WM Premiere: Tasting Menu (2013, Spain)

Thursday 23rd October 2014 8:30pm
Tasting Menu

One of the greatest restaurants in the world is closing and an eclectic mix of international patrons have arrived in beautiful Catalonia for the final dinner service in this witty and delicious ensemble comedy. As the staff prepare and serve an audacious tasting menu, a…

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WM Indie: The Rise (2013, UK)

Sunday 19th October 2014 7:40pm
The Rise

Battered, bruised and under arrest, Harvey Denton sits in a police interview room facing interrogation. Clutching a stack of eyewitness statements, Detective Inspector West has no doubt as to Harvey's part in a foiled robbery, and his subsequent attempted murder of local businessman Steven Roper.Denying…

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WM Premiere: Nothing Bad Can Happen (2013, Germany)

Thursday 16th October 2014 8:30pm

Young Tore belongs to The Jesus Freaks, a Christian punk movement rebelling against established religion whilst at the same time following Jesus’ precepts of love. One day, in what appears to be a miracle, Tore manages to repair a car which has broken down and…

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WM Premiere: Hunting Elephants (2013, Israel/USA)

Thursday 9th October 2014 8:30pm
Hunting Elephants

A 12-year-old Israeli boy named Jonathan is dealt a cruel double-blow: first his father dies in a freak accident while working at the local bank, and then the bank denies any wrongdoing and tells Jonathan they're going to repossess his home. The boy must find…

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WM Focus On: Peter Greenaway

Monday October 6th - Wednesday October 8th at 8.30pm

Known for films that are characterised by a heady mix of art and sex, Peter Greenaway is considered by many as one of the most prolific film directors of recent times. Now, across three nights, World Movies presents a collection of some of his most…

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WM Adult: Emmanuelle Mania

Every Saturday & Sunday in October, 9.30pm

This October, overdose on the infamous films that took movie sensuality to new heights and became a rite of passage. Every weekend, World Movies presents films from the Emmanuelle series, which follows a young woman’s awakening to new sexual horizons. Saturday 4 October 9.30pm: Emmanuelle…

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WM Premiere: 21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013, Finland)

Thursday 2nd October 2014 8:30pm

This fast and riotous comedy about love and marriage is one of Finland’s most successful films of all time at the home box-office and the most successful ever directed by a female. Sanna has clear rules when it comes to men. Sex is fine, occasionally,…

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