More Films That Shocked The World

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  • More Films That Shocked The World
  • Sally Luff
  • May 13, 2014

Due to popular demand, World Movies brings you another week of unforgettable films that changed the film industry forever, all for the very first time on Australian Television.

They?re the movies that changed the face of cinema. They?ve been banned around the world and have been the cause of arrests, court cases and protests. They?ve caused moral outrage and countless newspaper headlines.

Over one uncensored week, World Movies brings you More Films That Shocked The World.

Monday 17 March 9.30pm
Pink Flamingos (USA) ? Australian Television Premiere
The film that launched John Waters as the world?s leading authority on bad taste, follows the adventures of Divine (living under the alias of Babs Johnson), a fat, style obsessed criminal who lives in a trailer with her mentally ill mother Edie, her delinquent son Crackers, and her traveling companion Cotton. Divine is furious when a pair of perverts try to steal her title of ?filthiest person alive.?

Tuesday 18 March 9.30pm
I Spit On Your Grave (USA) ? Australian Television Premiere
An aspiring writer retires to a secluded cabin in the woods to write her first novel. There she is brutally assaulted, raped and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge, inflicting upon them every horrifying and torturous moment they carried out on her.

Wednesday 19 March 9.30pm
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (United Kingdom) ? Australian Television Premiere

Michael Rooker is unforgettable as Henry, a soft-spoken loner with a cool exterior masking an inner rage that boils at blast furnace intensity. When fellow ex-con Otis invites Henry to move into his Chicago apartment, he becomes a willing participant in Henry’s senseless, random killing sprees. Meanwhile, Otis’ unsuspecting sister, Becky (Tracy Arnold) is smitten with Henry, whose broken childhood mirrors her own.

Thursday 20 March 9.30pm
Emmanuelle (France) ? Australian Television Premiere
In Bangkok, Emmanuelle (Sylvia Kristel), the young wife of a French diplomat, enters the world of lust and passion. Guided by the mature Mario, and with the complicity of her husband, she discovers the delights of sensuality.

Friday 21 March 9.30pm
Caligula (United Kingdom) ? Australian Television Premiere
Starring Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell and Peter O?Toole, Caligula details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome?s most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

Saturday 22 March from 6.00pm
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Missed out of any of these scandalous films across the week? Never fear – all five shocking films will be playing on World Movies from 6.00pm.

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