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 Coast prep school that his father went to, he easily assimilates to his new environment – even gaining the attention of a local girl. But as he re‚Äêconnects with his estranged father (Ty Burrell), he finds Goat Man’s (David Duchovny) influence and his life out West thrown into stark contrast in Goats.
Layer Cake (UK, 2004)
Sunday 11 May 7.30pm
Daniel Craig stars as a successful cocaine dealer that gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement.
Shame (UK, 2011)
Sunday 18 May 7.30pm
Michael Fassbender stars as Brandon, whose carefully cultivated private life – which allows him to indulge his sexual addiction – is disrupted when his sister arrives unannounced for an indefinite stay.
Blue Valentine (USA, 2010)
Sunday 25 May 7.30pm
Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling stars alongside Michelle Williams as Dean and Cindy – a couple who fall passionately in love in their early twenties, but then face heartbreaking challenges to their marriage six years later.