Now Playing: DANGEROUS LIAISONS, THE LIVES OF OTHERS and THE SPANISH PRISONER
Travel back in time with our films this week, to DANGEROUS LIAISONS’ Rococo period France, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO’S 1950′s Sweden, or THE LIVES OF OTHERS’ 1980′s Cold War Germany. In fact, four of our five selections involve a look to the past. But you won’t need a DeLorean for the trip back!
Every week, watch a different award winning film from festivals around the globe. A series of contemporary hits and timeless masterpieces.
Noomi Rapace stars in THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, the first installment of the original Swedish adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series, embodying the cyberpunk character of Lisbeth Salander as she helps a disgraced journalist solve a cold case murder. Originally titled Men Who Hate Women, Larsson used the gumshoe plot to explore the lack of justice for violence against women in the Swedish legal system.
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.
Campbell Scott and Steve Martin star in David Mamet’s long con. When a rising star at the office designs a process that will make millions for his company, he thinks his boss is going to stiff him out of a bonus. Enlisting the help of a new friend, he soon learns that friend is not what he seems. When the FBI gets involved, things go horribly wrong.
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…
It’s easy to forget now that not too long ago, Germany was a divided country. In the early 80′s, an East German secret service agent is tasked with surveilling a creative couple – but in so doing, he becomes entangled in their lives.
A night of uncut, uncensored, boundary-pushing fare sure to earn its TV-MA.
A young woman meets the charismatic and enigmatic Eloise, who soon becomes something more than that. So we learn as Asia (the young woman) lies in a hospital bed in a coma. The story of how she ended up there is told through a series of flashbacks – was Eloise responsible?
SUNDAY NIGHT MOVIE
Spend Sunday Nights with a film that reminds you why you love the movies.
The decadence of the high society in Rococo period France is in the spotlight in Stephen Frears’ period piece about a high-stakes game of love and betrayal. Those aristocrats – always so bored they have to make their own drama! Glenn Close, John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer lead a cast that reads like the official A-list of late 80′s/early 90′s actors.