Noir Week on SBS World Movies

SBS World Movies features Noir Week screening a collection of dark films that explore deep underbellies of unknown worlds, each at 9:30pm.

Biutiful (2010) Monday 17 February
A powerful tale of love and fatherhood. Petty criminal Uxbal struggles to take care of his two children after his wife abandons them. Stars Javier Bardem in his Oscar-nominated role.

Il Divo: The Spectacular Life Of Giulio Andreotti (2008) Tuesday
A look at the intriguing character of Italian premier Giulio Andreotti (Toni Servillo), including his suspected involvement in political murders and his Mafia connections.

The Lovely Bones (2009) Wednesday
Based on Alice Sebold’s best-selling 2002 novel about a murdered 14-year old who watches over her family and killer. Stars Saoirse Ronan, Rachel Weisz, Stanley Tucci, and Mark Wahlberg.

Under The Silver Lake (2018) Thursday
Sam is a disenchanted 33-year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah, frolicking in his apartment’s swimming pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance.

One Comment:

  1. I’m starting to get heartily sick of SBS lumping together assorted unrelated and oft repeated films as a ‘special season of…’ as yet another excuse/justification to repeat them again in high rotation.

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