http://worldmovies.com.au/homepage_takeover/40146/ Thursday 24th of April 2014 4:10am
NOWBeginning of the Great Revival3:55 am
NEXTChicken with Plums6:00 am

biography

View Past Highlights
Home > Archives for biography

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (UK, 2010)

Monday 6 August 8.30pm
Posted on 27/07/12

This is the story of Ian Dury, who was diagnosed with polio at a young age and defied all expectations by becoming one of the founding members of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s. Dury is played by Andy Serkis in this definitive biopic, which follows the effects of fame on his relationships.

More

Home > Archives for biography

Miral (France, India, Israel, Italy, 2010)

Sunday 29 July8.30pm
Posted on 21/06/12

This is the biographical epic that addresses 40 years of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival 2010. At the age of 7, Miral is sent to a Jerusalem orphanage after her Palestinian mother’s death. Brought up safely inside the orphanage’s walls, she is naïve to the troubles that surround her. Then,…

More

Home > Archives for biography

Bruce Lee, My Brother (China, Hong Kong, 2010)

Sunday 22 April8.30pm
Posted on 05/04/12

The powerful biographical story of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, produced and narrated by his real-life brother Robert. From his adolescence as a talented teen who would get into scraps with street gangs, to his journey to the US at the age of 18 with no more than $102 in his pocket – this is…

More

Home > Archives for biography

The Massacre at Nanking Double

Sunday 11 December8.30pm
Posted on 29/11/11

In 1937, the Chinese capital city of Nanking was laid siege by the Japanese Army. In this double feature, World Movies tributes the victims of the war with two feature films which tell the darkness of this appalling tragedy. At 8.30pm the Australian television premiere of City Of War: The Story Of John Rabe tells…

More

Home > Archives for biography

Gainsbourg (France, 2009)

Sunday 27 November8.30pm
Posted on 30/10/11

Meet the French womaniser and writer of the infamously sexy duet ‘Je’taime’, Serge Gainsbourg, in this kooky biopic. Bringing together fantastic performances, 1960’s Paris, and even puppetry, debut director and acclaimed graphic novelist Joann Sfar creates the touching and evocative story of a conflicted musician. Eric Elmosnino delivers a memorable performance as Gainsbourg, who is…

More