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The Man Who Laughs (France/Czech Republic, 2012)

Wednesday 7th May 2014 10:30am

Gwynplaine, a young boy who has been mutilated and left with a grotesque scarified grin, is abandoned by his carers. Homeless, he finds the body of a woman, with her newborn baby alive and clutching her breast. Gwynplaine saves the baby and is finally taken…

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WM Focus On: Gérard Depardieu

Tuesday 6th May & Wednesday 7th May 8.30pm

Gérard Depardieu has become on of the most popular French actors, appreciated for his portrayal of gentle yet masculine characters. Tune in this May as World Movies celebrates two of Depardieu’s finest performances in international film over two stunning nights. Tuesday 6 May 8.30pm Asterix and…

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WM Indie: Hollywood Men

Every Sunday in May 7.30pm

Over four weeks in May, World Movies presents Hollywood’s most notable leading men in the best independent films from across the globe. Goats (USA, 2012) Sunday 4 May 7.30pm – Australian Television Premiere When Ellis decides to leave Tucson to go to the same East…

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Goats (USA, 2012)

Sunday 4th May 2014 9:30am

Ellis (Graham Phillips) is the most adult member of his eccentric family at 15 years old. His mom (Vera Farmiga) is a New Age hippie that spends all of her time working on self-help rituals with her hustler boyfriend (Justin Kirk). His dad (Ty Burrell)…

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WM Premiere: About Elly (France/Iran, 2009)

Thursday 1st May 2014 10:30am

Sepideh is the young matriarch at the heart of a group of old friends who are taking a trip to the coast. Tagging along for the ride is the teacher of Sepideh's daughter, the eponymous Elly, a reserved and gentle soul - at least on…

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WM Commemorates: Anzac Day

Friday 25th April 2014 5:50am

To commemorate the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War, World Movies presents two moving international war films. Captain Conan (France, 1996) Friday 25 April 4.50pm The Bulgarian border 1918. Lieutenant Conan commands…

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Mood Indigo (France, 2013)

Thursday 24th April 2014 9:30am
Mood Indigo

This is Michel Gondry's surreal and poetic tale of Colin, an idealistic and inventive young man, and Chloé (Audrey Tautou), a young woman who seems like the physical embodiment of the eponymous Duke Ellington tune. Their idyllic marriage is turned on its head when Chloé…

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Twice Born (Italy / Spain, 2012)

Monday 21st April 2014 9:30am

Academy Award winner Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Volver) and Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild, Killer Joe) star in this epic family mystery that becomes a moving portrait of love, loyalty and the unbreakable bonds of motherhood in a time of war. Based on the…

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WM Action: Four Dragons (Malaysia, 2008)

Friday 18th April 2014 9:30am

This gripping tale begins in 1881 as Chinese immigrants fight for the honour of the people, and one man must unleash the ancient art of Wushu. His actions cause the Four Dragons to engage in an epic battle in which only one side can win.

WM Premiere: Fly Me To The Moon (France, 2012)

Thursday 17th April 2014 9:30am

In Isabelle's (Diane Kruger) family, every first marriage has ended in divorce. To circumvent her family's curse Isabelle devises a plan; marry and divorce a complete stranger before wedding her faultless fiancé Pierre. After her initial plan backfires she targets Jean-Yves, an adventurous yet quirky…

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