Now Playing: ORLANDO, THE COLOR OF MONEY, and RESCUE DAWN
This week, we’ve got Tilda Swinton in a film literally for the ages. Also don’t miss Paul Newman and Tom Cruise partnering up with Martin Scorsese, Christian Bale going on a crash diet, and more.
Every week, watch a different award winning film from festivals around the globe. A series of contemporary hits and timeless masterpieces.
Given the gift of eternal life by Queen Elizabeth, Orlando moves through the centuries searching for meaning, even changing sex along the way. The adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s novel stars Tilda Swinton as the titular Orlando.
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.
Seventeen year old J is an innocent among a family of criminals. When his protective mother offs herself, J has no choice but to try to navigate through the underworld elements in the rest of his family. When things come to a dangerous head, can J be saved?
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…
Werner Herzog directs this true story of a green US fighter pilot caught behind enemy lines in Laos during the Vietnam War. When Dieter (Christian Bale) learns his captors intend to kill him and their other prisoners, he organizes an escape plan. But with nothing but enemy-held jungle surrounding them, how can they possibly succeed? Christian Bale reportedly lost an astounding 63 pounds during shooting for this film.
A night of uncut, uncensored, boundary-pushing fare sure to earn its TV-MA.
Val’s been a promiscuous girl since she was 15, and she begins keeping a diary at her grandmother’s suggestion… which she promptly fills with her sexual adventures. We see her fall into prostitution and her ultimate attempt at redemption, but can someone with such a reputation really convince those around her that she’s finally settled down?
SUNDAY NIGHT MOVIE
Spend Sunday Nights with a film that reminds you why you love the movies.
Martin Scorsese, Paul Newman and a 1980′s-hot Tom Cruise came together for this dream team production about an up-and-coming pool hustler who’s schooled by one of the masters. But when Vincent’s (Cruise) brash style begins scaring away potential marks, a confrontation with Eddie (Newman) can’t be far behind.