Sunday nights from 7.20pm World Movies presents the very best in international cinema for the first time on Australian television – sourced from the finest film festivals around the world. Be first – with the powerful psychological drama from Russia ‚ÄòHow I Ended This Summer’, along with the heartbreaking ‚ÄòThe High Cost of Living’ starring Zach Braff, and the critically acclaimed French film ‚ÄòLe Havre’. Find out more below.
The High Cost of Living (Canada) Sunday 6 January 7.45pm
Henry (Zach Braff) is a drug dealer because it’s the only thing he’s good at, while Nathalie (Isabelle Blais) is a beautiful married woman expecting her first child. When Henry’s car
makes a wrong turn their lives are brought together by the resulting tragedy, but they soon grow to rely on each other.
How I Ended This Summer (Russia) Sunday 13 January 7.20pm
In the isolation of a Russian Arctic island, two men carry out their work at a meteorological station. Sergei, a gruff man in his fifties, has been joined by fresh faced Pavel for the rest of the summer. Sergei is out fishing one day, and Pavel receives distressing news about Sergei’s family.
Le Havre (France) Sunday 27 January 7.55pm
From legendary filmmaker Aki Kaurism√§ki comes this Cannes award-winning French film. Marcel Marx is an aging shoe shiner who lives in the town of Le Havre, having moved
there years ago in voluntary exile from his home country. When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in his city, Marx takes pity on him and welcomes him into his home.