Now Playing: BABEL, LITTLE CHILDREN and KILLING ZOE
This week’s films are deep. From the fragility of human existence to the meaning of war, our lineup this week will make you think. But they’re also star-studded, with names like Brad Pitt, Kate Winslet and a young Mel Gibson to keep your eyes locked on the screen. And we’ve got high octane entertainment too, in the form of a Tarantino-produced bank heist gone wrong. All that and more below!
Every week, watch a different award winning film from festivals around the globe. A series of contemporary hits and timeless masterpieces.
Four interlocking stories combine to show the shared fragility of humanity. A couple on vacation in Morocco, a young Japanese girl, a Morrocan farming family and a Mexican nanny’s stories all intertwine in a way that shows our human experience is not as random as it may initially seem.
Turn off the lights and lock the front door every Thursday at 10p as Sundance Channel brings you a unique thriller from genres across the board.
Roger Avary’s directorial debut takes the die cast by RESERVOIR DOGS and PULP FICTION and rolls it into a modern-day BONNIE AND CLYDE. Zed and his buddies plan a bank heist, but beforehand Zed wants to celebrate with call-girl Zoe. When the heist goes terribly wrong and Zed finds Zoe also working at the bank he’s robbing, the body count rises exponentially. Can Zed get out of his predicament?
ROBERT REDFORD PRESENTS
An insightful introduction into a diverse array of thought provoking films brought to you by the man who made it all possible… Mr. Robert Redford presents…
Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Jackie Earle Haley and Patrick Wilson star in this complex and thoughtful story of suburban alienation among married couples, their lives intersecting in dramatic and forbidden ways. Haley and Winslet were both nominated for Oscars for their roles.
A night of uncut, uncensored, boundary-pushing fare sure to earn its TV-MA.
There’s more than one way to cure boredom with your job or significant other. You may think LITTLE CHILDREN shows us adults behaving badly, but in A L’AVENTURE, Sandrine decides to leave her respectable life behind completely in order to look for fulfillment through a series of erotic encounters. And you get to watch.
SUNDAY NIGHT MOVIE
Spend Sunday Nights with a film that reminds you why you love the movies.
Mark Lee and a very young Mel Gibson star in Peter Weir’s story of innocence lost during Australia’s involvement in WWI. Two young men are sent to the Ottoman Empire to fight, but their experience there both bonds them and forces them to question the meaning of the war.